Intimacy without Sex – 35 Different Ways of Loving Your Partner

 

Whether it's to bring back closeness, refresh an already healthy pairing, or reintroduce intimacy without the pressure of sex, here are some simple ways you can warm the fires again and rebind that loving tether...

 

 

  1. Leave love messages randomly around the house as a surprise
     
  2. Leave a loving or flirtatious voice/text message
     
  3. Set aside time for deep/long communication
     
  4. Ask questions – there’s always something new to learn about them
     
  5. Skype or Facetime if you’re apart
     
  6. Show them appreciation for one thing they did that day (big or small)
     
  7. Give a massage (before bed is best)
     
  8. Take a romantic bath together – candles, bubbles, the whole shebang
     
  9. Watch a movie together (with some serious cuddling)
     
  10. Hold hands (walking, waiting in line, whatever)
     
  11. Kiss like it’s your first time – hot, heavy, passionate
     
  12. Do something new together (break out of routine)
     
  13. Learn each other’s hobbies
     
  14. Get healthy together – gym, cooking, walks
     
  15. Make them a playlist of songs they love or songs about how you feel
     
  16. Touch each other (often) in different ways (romantic, sensual)
     
  17. Act like you did when you first got together
     
  18. Try “outercourse” (no exchange of bodily fluids)
     
  19. Have date nights (away from kids or distractions)
     
  20. Keep the communication going day by day
     
  21. Check-in with each other for thoughts on the health of the relationship
     
  22. Ask them if there is anything they need
     
  23. Have an evening picnic
     
  24. Cuddle and look into each other’s eye before falling asleep
     
  25. Talk before you go to bed
     
  26. Recount fond memories of the past together
     
  27. Share reasons you love them or are attracted to them
     
  28. Care for them while they are ill
     
  29. Spend the morning getting ready together
     
  30. Cry together (share in your vulnerability)
     
  31. Give long, big hugs
     
  32. Help them with hard things
     
  33. Help them with easy things
     
  34. Tuck them into bed and kiss them goodnight
     
  35. Write detailed love letters (on actual paper)

 

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Have an intimate day

Robyn

 

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