Intymne oraz prywatne granice związku kobiety i mężczyzny
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Following article discusses the phenomenon of intimate relationships in terms of advanced modernity. The research segment plays a significant role in this article; it provides a qualitative description of the seemingly impossible to convey, individual experience of intimacy in a dyad. Gender of the partners is a contextual variable that affects their opportunities for intimacy and the quality of their intimate interactions. The analysis draws from configurations of personal narratives of partners in couple relationships. A dilemma for scholars who study intimacy is deciding on the best way to conceptualize it. Using a semi-structured approach allowed to gain data around such issues like privacy and intimacy in close relationships. The foundations of research was the process of mapping the rates and distribution of what are assumed to be intimacy phenomenon. A series of in-depth individual interviews were conducted with respondents to explore their experiences of “doing intimacy”. The main findings showed a repertoire of the practices of intimacy in four main areas – emotional, sexual, physical and spiritual.
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