Let’s just put it right on out there, shall we? If sex and intimacy were the same things then there would probably be less one night stands, more guys would fall in love after having sex and fewer women who would end up heartbroken by giving up their goodies and thinking that it would lead to a man wanting to make a commitment.
Not to get super deep, but the reality check is this: Sex is fun, fulfilling and actually has more physical and emotional implications than people realize. Yet there are people who have sex every day who don’t establish a true connection with their partner. To take things up a notch, you can have amazing sex with someone who isn’t emotionally good for you.
Just what is the difference between sex and intimacy? This could be broken up into 10 different blog posts, but here’s a sex vs. intimacy cheat sheet to get you started: