Scientists Now Know: Intimacy

Associations of Sex and Type of Relationship on Intimacy,” D. Salas and K.E. Ketzenberger, Psychological Reports, vol. 94, no. 3, part 2, June 2004, pp. 1322–4. The authors, who are at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin, in Odessa, report that [AIR 16:1]:

“Both men and women reported significantly higher mean scores on intimacy with romantic partners than with friends.”