Intimacy doesn't have to be sexual.


Whether it's in a romantic relationship or a platonic friendship, the most meaningful moments of intimacy are the ones where you can let loose, feel safe, comfortable, and understood.

Redditor u/Annabelle_t got people to talking about their favorite non-sexual acts of intimacy, and people shared the details of their most personal and private moments.

10. Nap time!

"Taking a nap/sleeping together while cuddling"

voodoo-vixxxen

9. Being able to make someone laugh

"Making them laugh, smile, and think you're an absolute idiot."

Gardinum

8. Comforting touches

"Having them run their fingers softly on my back or arms and vice versa."

cinnasluttly

7. Dancing together

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"My wife and I slow dance almost every day. Whether it's just a few seconds or a full song or two. Just kind of our thing we do"

TheChief107

6. Deep talks

"Deep meaningful conversation. The kind where you share yourself with someone and feel truly understood. Hard to match the bliss of connection and emotional intimacy that comes from those moments of raw vulnerability with someone you love and feel safe with."

secondhandsisters

5. Little spoons...

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"When I get to be little spoon. Guys, being little spoon is a game changer."

Aviliuss

4. You can feel your bond

"Those moments where you have prolonged eye contact (sometimes accompanied with a small smile) & you can almost physically feel the bond you have with the other person"

Chubbiest_Bunny

3. When they perfectly scratch your itches

"Scratches on the back of my neck on that spot...

I must have been a dog in a past life or something because a roughly five second scratch on the right part of my neck almost hits a reset button in my brain and instantly makes me forget whatever I was upset about 20 seconds prior. It's like witchcraft, honestly."

Eayauapa

2. When someone plays with your hair...

"Lying down with my head on a girl friend's lap and she starts playing with my hair. Just moving her fingers through my hair is just sooooo good. There's something about it that I love and can't really explain

perseusjackson96

1. Being completely comfortable with each other

"Just comfortably being in each other's space in general. When everything about your body language and interactions says 'we have no reservations about casually touching each other and the normal social rules about personal space don't apply.'"

orgy-of-nerdiness

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