It is also inappropriate to be naked in one another's presence.Sex is a gift from God that is meant for a married couple to enjoy (Proverbs ; Song of Solomon; 1 Corinthians 7:1-4; Hebrews 13:4).Recognizing personal healthy boundaries is the first step, but physical boundaries should be mutually established prior to physical contact.In the heat of the moment, it is difficult to stop a kiss that is later regretted.There is a difference between a hug of greeting and a long embrace.
All that being said, there are certain physical boundaries that are clearly biblical.
It is also wise to be aware of whether certain physical touches lead a person to desire more intimate touch.
For example, does a hug of greeting quickly lead to a make-out session?
A dictionary definition of intimacy talks about close friendship, deep emotional connection, and sexual involvement.
To be intimate with someone is to be close to him or her, to reveal private information, to feel linked together.Our relationship with God is perhaps the most intimate thing we have.