Intimacy and Love: When there are problems in the relationship, a woman will feel it has to be repaired before sex, not repaired by sex. And a man will feel exactly opposite.
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Intimate Lovers: Love & Intimacy
Male-Female Differences in Love, Sex, and Intimacy.
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Intimacy and Love: Women view sex as coming from a close, intimate relationship. Women want to be in love before having sex. Men think sex is an expression of love.
When anger or another problem enters the picture, the differences between men and women and physical intimacy become even more evident.
He feels that making love will make-up.
She feels they must make-up before making love.
When the relationship is in disrepair, a woman will feel it has to be repaired before sex, not repaired by sex. And a man will feel exactly opposite.
Men have sexual thoughts often during the day.
Women can go for hours, even days, without a sexual thought.
For women touching without sex is soothing and comforting. It imparts a warm feeling of security.
For many men, touching without sex can easily be misunderstood and even threatening.
Watch men together. When men touch it is in a rough manner–punching each other or slapping each other on the back. This is because tender touching has sexual undertones for a man. It makes many men feel vulnerable and dependent, feelings men have been socialized to feel are unmasculine.
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