If you want to either keep sex out of your relationship because you're not ready or you want to slow down your relationship and make it more meaningful, you can actually feel more bonded without having sex.
That said, the dating market for older singles isn’t all that easy. There just aren’t that many available singles our age and the ones who are available are an interesting lot (read Anne Lamott’s funny take of her year on to understand).I was wise in my absolute understanding that I was seizing the moment. Either way, I suspect she will look back at the entire experience with a smile on her face. Building Emotional Intimacy Being Physical without Sex Having Fun While Building Intimacy Community Q&A There are lots of ways that you can be truly intimate with a person that do not include sex.They desired companionship and a social life — and sex.But they were not willing to compromise on losing their sense of freedom, to the point that they were “willing to be lonely before sacrificing independence.” I don’t want to be alone or lose my freedom — is it possible to have both without having to become a wife again? I spent 6 blissful months with a 29 year old lover when I was newly divorced and 44.The balance was perfect - I neither anticipated forever-ness nor took a single moment for granted. She will figure it out, the relationship part will begin and end or maybe...on forever..knows.Intimacy often starts in the emotions, so begin by improving your emotional connection together.Be vulnerable with your partner and practice truly listening when they speak.Instead of any old biking excursion, rent a tandem bicycle for a chance to get in sync, practice teamwork, and yes, get some exercise in too. Instead of sipping cocktails on a Saturday night, why not do it over eggs, French toast, and sunshine on a Saturday afternoon? We may have watched Demi Moore and Patrick Swayze classic “Ghost” one too many times, but there’s something utterly romantic about getting a little messy and creating pottery together as a couple.Wander the aisles of your favorite neighborhood bookstore, pick up books that seem interesting, grab a spot in a corner on the floor, and unwind together reading and chatting. Head to the travel section and start talking about your dream trips.