Try some of the following tips to increase intimacy:. Problems With Your Physical Appearance Do you think you are too overweight, to thin, too short, too tall, too much fat here or there, to large or small here or there? You may think, "That's fine. For someone who wants to converse well with the opposite sex, it is a good idea to learn more about how to talk and enjoy BOTH types of conversations. Then discuss implications of your STD, ways of protecting your partner, etc. Feel like you need to work on some areas?
If one partner has a more ability to be involved with the outside world, then both must learn how to allow adequate freedom and responsibility for each partner.
Basic dating skills
First, you may feel inadequate to your partner. Being cruel, contemptuous, spiteful, and sarcastic during conflict resolution will get you nowhere. How neat and clean? But dating can also be very destructive.