According to multiple experts, there are five rules to observe in building intimacy. They include: 1: Following the five-minute rule, that is, talking about areas of interest outside of dialogues about children, finances, and the like. 2: Remember gender differences relate to how we view intimacy. 3: Always compliment your partner about giftedness, attractiveness, and the like. 4: Explore new activities with your partner to spark time together and the prospect of intimacy. 5: Laugh often. Put smiles on each other’s faces through the sharing of light-hearted joy.
Have one night a week devoted to spending uninterrupted time with your spouse. During this time, take turns planning events that your spouse likes and that will help you draw closer together in emotional intimacy. Set destractions aside and focus simply on being together and enjoying one anothers' company!