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Is Holding Hands More Intimate than Having Sex? Gen Z Seems to Think So.

Can we detach emotional intimacy from physical intimacy?

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I recently came across an Instagram reel by an eastern European girl that went something like this:

In Eastern Europe, it’s “how long do we have to date before we can fuck?”
In America, it’s “how long do we have to fuck




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Renata Gomes

Renata Gomes

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