"How come you never want to spend time with my friends during our conjugal visits?"
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A Heart to Heart Talk
"You've just been copying things from my sex diary into your sex diary."
"I too want companionship, intimacy, someone to grow old with, but not 24/7."
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A woman stands on a beach watching an airplane going by pulling a banner that reads "Debbie, I have a problem with intimacy - Tony".
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"Helen, is it possible that we are using our child as an intimacy barrier?"
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"I want more than anonymous sex. I want anonymous intimacy."
"You're not one of those guys who are afraid of intimacy, are you?"
"At this point, my privacy needs are interfering with my intimacy goals."
"I'm not saying that I don't have intimacy issues. I'm just saying that I prefer to work on them by myself."
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"It was good for me, too, dear."
Please observe an awkward silence.
"I don't want to sound simplistic, but I think a smaller couch with fewer throw pillows would help this marriage a lot."
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"And when you are in the mood, there's never any goddam ice!"
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"I think you're using lawnmower repair to avoid intimacy."
"L. . . E. . . my crippling fear of intimacy. . . H . . ."
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"To really get to know someone, you've got to divorce them."
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"Your mind is somewhere else." "My mind is somewhere else."
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"...and those are my deepest, most intimate feelings about our friendship."
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