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08-Feb-2018 04:37

To ensure that physical acts are affectionate, a couple must thoughtfully decide when and how to progress physically in a healthy manner.

To know whether a relationship is ready for physical affection, one must first examine the intellectual, emotional, and spiritual bonding of the relationship, or the “friendship” elements.

When it comes to intimacy, the million-dollar question is "How far is too far?

" Males and females are attracted to one another-it's a natural, healthy part of life to desire a relationship with members of the complementary sex.

Affection says to another, “I care for you so much that I’ve run out of words to say and want to show you” or “I want to give you a physical experience that touches and blesses you intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually.” Affection is the outward expression of something that is occurring within the couple internally; this something is more than physical attraction.

On the other hand, lust is excessive sexual desire not controlled by concern for another. Lust is an appetite that seeks to satisfy itself at the expense of another and is unconcerned with intellectual, emotional, or spiritual health.

Desmond Morris compiled a list of stages of marital intimacy.

They are: The next three stages can be affectionate, but they also have the potential to become lustful.It is never healthy, loving, or giving, even in marriage.