Intimacy is the capacity to be rather weird with someone – and finding that that’s ok with them.
—Alain de Botton
We need imperfection in our relationships, else we would die from the thickness of intimacy.
Sharing the same passionate love with another person, gives a feeling of being alive! The experience of something real, is unforgettable.
We also fought about everything — like real sisters. We fought about money, bedrooms, whose car to take. Everyone of these fights was actually about something else — usually abandonment. I wanted to be first...
It’s in giving yourself that you possess yourself
Her definition of romance was absentminded intimacy, the way someone else’s hand stray to your plate of food.I replied: no, that’s just friendship; romance is always knowing exactly where that someone else’s hands are. She...
…we use intimacy to refer to the physical when it really pertains to the spiritual ..
Simply handing over your iPod to a friend, your blind date, or the total stranger sitting next to you on the plane opens you up like a book.” (Steven Levy)
God is not remote from us. He is at the point of my pen, my (pick) shovel, my paint brush, my (sewing) needle – and my heart and thoughts.
I had a dream about you. It’s been a while since I could remember any of my dreams, and still, this one has left me with such strong impression. Even now, when I am fully...
I stood in front of him, frustratedly imagining his naked muscular chest, and wanting his hot cock to spear me. My nipples were aroused, feeling as hard and long as coat hooks. They prodded fiercely...
I know love is dark work; you have to get your hands dirty. If you hold back, nothing interesting happens. At the same time, you have to find the right distance between people. Too close,...
The strange thing about loneliness is that we feel it most intently when we are with people. Loneliness is the knowing in our heart that we were created to really, truly know each other in...
When sweet lullabies are whispered into the sky, my heart is filled with with the sorrow of time. So when the kiss of a midnight moon ends, drop sweet nothings to fill my ear. Too...
You can never be annoyed by anyone when you are just alone, insults comes from being too familiar even with the most respectful persons.
—Michael Bassey Johnson
No relationship can truly grow if you go on holding back. If you remain clever and go on safeguarding and protecting yourself, only personalities meet, and the essential centers remain alone. Then only your mask...
For youi have saved poemsunder my skin.
It is harder, usually, to find a person who wants to walk the streets of me, to taste the teas of my country, to… immigrate, you could say.
I traced a finger along my bottom lip as I wondered what his erection would look like, and how I should seduce him. I thought what kind of approach would work best: whether to go...
Intimacy and romance are not synonymous.
Most beds aren’t as intimate as people think they are.
There’s more to the erotic life than explicitness.
I kissed him until everything that hurt inside me melted into a pool of black water so deep I couldn’t touch the bottom. As long as I was touching him, I wouldn’t drown.
Niets is zo mooi als de eerste eenzame minuten met iemand die jou zou kunnen beminnen en iemand die je zelf zou kunnen beminnen. Er bestaat niets dat zo stil is als die minuten, niets...
The closer he was the less confident I was.
My generation was, in effect, the product of a social experiment. If we did not understand marital intimacy, it was because we had not seen it modelled. We lurched from relationship to relationship, dazzled by...
Hapana! Murphy yupo! Ni mfanyabiashara maarufu huko Tanzania. Lakini ndiyo hivyo kama unavyosema … Haonekani!
But that intimacy of mutual embarrassment, in which each feels that the other is feeling something, having once existed, its effect is not to be done away with.
The truth is that the fever of desire in youth is fleeting disease that intimacy promptly cure.
A physical attraction is often desired above many things but you’ll discover it to be short lived. Find yourself someone that gets under your skin, seduces the dusty corners of your heart, and provides you...
We should have stories in common, I found myself thinking. We should have stories, and jokes no one understands, and memories that we know will stay alive because neither of us will let the other...
We’re all princes and princesses, at 5, 50, or 100! It’s never too late, we’re never too old to rock the world and contribute! Reaching for intimacy in all relationships? Delicious.
Happiness is hanging with friends who know you way more than you’d care to share.
That night we push our cots just a little closer together, and look into each other’s eyes in the moments before we fall asleep. When he finally drifts off, our fingers are twisted together in...
A man is in one piece until love finds its way to his heart … it splits him in half … vital to have both halves, yet excruciating to keep them glued together
He handed the dust pan and brush over. I knew they wouldn’t be much use in cleaning the floor. I also knew the real reason he had given them to me: so he could look...
My son, there may be a time when I explain these things to you, because there may be a time when I understand them.
The loneliness of command had made Eisenhower emotionally self-sufficient.
All of the emotions that hit people at times like these, all of them, were coursing through us both like a secret we couldn’t tell. Because if we said everything we were thinking and feeling...
I wonder if this is how people always get close: They heal each other’s wounds; they repair the broken skin.
Being apart was wrong. Simply lying side by side did more for a relationship than words. A warm bed, a nest of animal intimacy. Words could be misunderstood, whereas loving companionship bred trust.
Good. Because right now, all I want to do is rip your clothes off and make you come until you can’t stand, and I want your eyes on me the whole time, are we clear?”-Jackson...
For the first time in his life he understood why the Bible called sex “knowing”. Everything was different. Now he knew Dante. He’d known Dante. And wonder of wonders, Dante had known him right back.
Once I had a wild fling on an otherwise boring weekend holiday in Edinburgh, with a guy I met who turned out to be a psychiatrist. He agreed with me, after hours and hours of...
With hard men intimacy is a thing of shame- and something precious.
soak in and soak up” His love. Soaking is positioning yourself before God for the sole purpose of experiencing His presence and His love for you.
There is a time sometime, and a place where in the perfect stillness of the evening within the sunset serenity we unite in the glow… Blissful paradise divinity, brilliancy glassy deepness, shallowness slow and smooth…...
When a man and woman are in love,some decisions and questions are answered in silence.
Sound crazy? It may well be, but it is precisely in relationships of intimacy that your craziness (and mine) will be hardest to conceal. p.215
A book is a private thing, citizen; it belongs to the one who writes it and to the one who reads it. Like the mind itself, a book is a private space. Within that space,...
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