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There is an expectation that one person will provide what an entire community used to offer.And, for the first time in history, we have linked marital happiness to sexual satisfaction.The activity of intimating (making known) underpins the meanings of "intimate" when used as a noun and adjective.The noun "intimate" means a person with whom one has a particularly close relationship.
Waiting around and hoping that someone is really as committed as they say they are is a waste if they are not willing to prove it somehow.Seems to me that both of our relationships are more devoted than alot of "real" marriages. relationship, one mine, and one together) and it has actually become more of a hassle for both of us to plan a wedding, and find the funds to do it. we have discussed just going to the JP but wanted something a little nicer than that.BTW, our not being married has nothing to do with him (or I) not wanting to take the plunge. Please dont make this a big debate over religion and sin, etc, because we arent religious people. In time I'm sure we will make it formal, I just dont see the point in belittling a years-long commitment whether the paperork as done or not. I think that you both know what is working for you.Additionally, particularly in the United States, honesty has become conflated with transparency — wholesale sharing — and intimacy requires honesty.Therefore, a secret between two married individuals means the couple lacks intimacy. Intimacy has come to mean "into me see." It is a concept bathed in self-disclosure, the truthful sharing of our personal and private material.