Frequent texting, emailing, and talking can build intimacy fast when you’re in a long distance relationship.
When all you have to build a relationship with is words, you can get to know someone at a deep level quite quickly.
And, for many couples, once they’ve established this sort of emotional intimacy, they feel drawn to explore a similar level of sexual intimacy.
Romantic or sexual intimacy in a long distance relationship can involve everything from e-mail flirtation to saying “I love you”, and from sending teasing “sext” messages to sexual video encounters.
Many believe that any sort of attempt at long distance sex—be it by way of sexting, exchanging photos, erotic storytelling, or even Skype sex—lacks the intimacy of a true romantic encounter. Any sort of sexual activity—whether in person or across distance—builds intimacy.
In addition, engaging in phone or web sex across the miles will make it much more tempting to have sex when you meet in person.
And even if he or she has perfectly innocent intentions at the time, good intentions are not always enough.
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How many times have you heard that one of the biggest benefits of being in a long distance relationship is that it forces you to communicate?
If you believe that most sexual activity should be reserved for committed relationships, or you want to delay having sex with your partner, don’t dabble with phone and/or web sex.