7 Things Men Love About Intimacy (Besides Sex)

By Scott Alden for HowAboutWe

The rumors are true: Men love sex. It would be a mistake, however, to think that the ONLY thing we like about sex is the actual intercourse. Here's six other things about intimacy that we like (almost) as much:

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1. Cuddling

True. Guys like cuddling. It makes us feel big and strong and all "providey" to wrap a woman up in our arms.

2. Spending ALL day in bed

Getting to the point where you're both so hungry that you have to get up but you still don't want to? That's the best.

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3. Saying things you've never said before

It's hard to say why, but guys tend to get loose lips after sex. Sometimes during that post-coital high, we get lulled into telling women things that we've never told anybody before. Acceptance is big for us, so being naked with a woman and sharing something really personal and having her not run screaming down the street is HUGE.

4. Massages

Whether we're getting them or giving them, massages are awesome.

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5. Showering together

A. We get to look at you all naked and soapy.
B. It saves water.

6. Laughing

I don't know why everything is fives times as funny when you're naked in bed, but it is.

7. Getting Breakfast

Sitting across the table from a woman who is all disheveled because we just had sex gives us such a feeling of accomplishment. And there's a meal involved!

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