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Prioritizing Your Intimacy

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  1. INTRODUCTION
    Welcome to Prioritizing Your Intimacy!
    1 Topic
  2. The science behind prioritizing your intimacy
    What do we mean by intimacy?
  3. The science behind prioritizing your intimacy
    1 Topic
  4. Love languages
    Love languages
    1 Topic
  5. Affection
    Catch your partner doing something right
    1 Topic
  6. Catch your partner doing something right
    Affection
  7. Love Maps
    The importance of showing affection
    1 Topic
  8. Appreciation, recognition, and empathy
    The principle of building Love Maps
    1 Topic
  9. Appreciation
  10. Recognition
  11. Empathy
  12. The Four Horsemen
    Homework
  13. Listening
    The Four Horsemen
    1 Topic
  14. Don't try and cheer your partner up
    Listen and learn
  15. Transforming criticism into wishes
    Don't always try and cheer your partner up
    1 Topic
  16. Process an argument
    Transforming criticism into wishes
    1 Topic
  17. Is Not Rocket Science
    Processing is a process
    1 Topic
  18. The 6-second kiss & the 20-second hug
    Your sexual relationship "is not rocket science"
    1 Topic
  19. Talking about sex
    The 6 second kiss & the 20 second hug
    1 Topic
  20. How many times a week
    How to learn and grow & what turns you on
    1 Topic
  21. How to reject your partner
    Is there a magic number?
  22. The art of compromise
    How to turn down sex
    1 Topic
  23. Self care isn't selfish
    What is a compromise?
    1 Topic
  24. Mutual masturbation
    Self care isn't selfish
    1 Topic
  25. Smartphones
    Mutual Masturbation = Hot AF
  26. Happiness is love
    Smartphone sabotage
    1 Topic
  27. Happiness = Love
Lesson 6 of 27
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Affection

BBXX November 13, 2020

The Importance of Showing Affection

As you now know, physical touch is one of the 5 love languages. Sex is a way for us to connect with our partner physically and emotionally, but it’s the little and more frequent gestures that tend to better demonstrate our love. Physical affection is a beautiful way to non-verbally communicate how much you appreciate and care about another person, and it biologically creates a sense of safety, and security, and love within us.

If your concern is being around other people, know that physical affection is a healthy example to set for your children, and is also an important part of your relationship with them.
It’s also easy to become distracted by what other people might think of if you’re making out in public or sitting on your partner’s lap, but it also feels kind of amazing to get back in touch with that high school version of yourself that didn’t care and was simply overpowered by your desire to touch and show affection for the other person.

Do you make an effort to show physical affection?

This can be as simple as holding hands in public, cuddling before falling asleep, giving your partner a long hug and a kiss on the forehead, laying your head on their lap, or running your fingers through their hair.

Sexual Correlation

According to the Normal Bar study, couples that are physically affectionate are far more likely to have good sex lives. In the study, only 6% of non-cuddlers had a good sex life.

So not only does physical affection help you to feel closer to your partner emotionally, it can improve your sex life, too.

 

Homework:
1. Do one physically affectionate thing for your partner!

2. Find out what the top two preferred love languages are for each Myers-Briggs personality type.