Jun 5, 2019

The 12 Stages of Physical Intimacy and Why You Should Progress Through Them Slowly

How important is physical touch in relationship? Is there a correlation between the level of touch and the depth of the relationship? A behavioural scientist named Desmond Morris became interested in why some couples stay together for life and why some divorce. He studied many couples and found that the ones who stayed together had followed similar progressions of intimacy, leaving sufficient time before advancing to the next stage. He figured that this gave the couple time to sufficiently bond during each phase of their relationship. 12 stages of physical intimacy In his book, Morris suggests there are 12 stages…