intimacy

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intimacy

1. A close familial, personal, or emotional relationship with another person.
2. Sexual relations.
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As such accounts make clear, restricted intimacies like "the Counsaile of the Cabinet" provoke criticism by institutionalizing what seems like a conflict of interest between the king's personal favoritism and his public duties as representative head of the body politic.
He felt that the Viennese psychiatrist's idea had an untapped potential for exploring grown-up intimacies.
I read Roberta Meyers' new book with the hope that I would find tools and techniques to help me create the family intimacies promised in the subtitle.