Intimacy is what we all want. Being
in love is such a beautiful experience for us humans. We all wish to
be in a relationship where there are no breakups and we are happy
always. Unfortunately, life is not that simple. We are faced with
problems and hurdles that can jeopardize our relationship. It is
therefore up to us, to ensure that we do everything in our power, to
keep our relationship strong and healthy. To give intimacy
every chance to grow.
If you are in love and want to keep your relationship, there are
certain issues that you have to keep in mind. You have to realize
that even though you want to stay united, other factors can cause
friction, between you. It could be a situation, person or something
untoward. Prepare to face any consequence together with your
Intimacy is a feeling of closeness. It is a space of
togetherness. You don't have to be together all the time, you
can feel intimate and close when you are miles apart. Intimacy
has to do with a series of actions and interactions over time.
If we are not being altogether honest with our
partner, this is a good time to start. This is one place
intimacy starts. We have to understand that for a relationship
to grow, we have to be able to look our partner in the eye when we
speak to him. This means not having to lie or tell untruths. Once
you are caught out in one, life can become unpleasant as you will
lose the respect and trust your partner has in you.
Trust plays an important role in building intimacy in a
relationship. When two people love each other, they should always be
honest with each other. This makes living together easier, as they
develop a mutual trust, which is necessary for growth.
Whenever he shows interest, in a project or activity, cheer him on.
Do not try to dampen his enthusiasm by stopping him from pursuing
his interests. Try to get involved in it or else, let him pursue it,
without making conditions, or complaining. You will find that you
have so much more to talk about and share, when you are away from
each other, or if you are involved in the same activity.
Once he knows that he can depend on you for anything, he will
respect and feel intimacy with you even more. And vice
versa. Let your partner know they can count on you for the
things that are important to them.
To ensure that you sustain the relationship, be communicative and
listen, to what he or she has to say. There is a difference between
"listening" and "hearing." Know the difference and try to understand
what your partner wants to get across to you.
Making your partner feel heard and understood
is an intimacy superpower. You will be able to reach out to
him much better, if you pay special heed, to his needs. If you do
not respond to what he is saying, that means you are just hearing
him out but doing your own thing, which is not good. We can
all make our lover feel more intimate by making them feel heard and
By following these simple guidelines, you will realize how
effectively you have developed your qualities to become a better
person, who is keen on working towards making the intimacy in the
relationship work, to last. You base your foundation, on mutual
respect and love for each other and you will make your partner and
yourself happy, always.
We never got taught relationship skills in school.
Spending a few minutes learning more relationship intelligence can pay
off with years of more love, deeper bonding and emotional connection.
Relationship advice can be simple and doesn't need to be hard to
follow! Intimacy is for all of us.