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The Type Of Intimacy Each Zodiac Sign Needs In Relationships

Intimacy is so much more than just physical affection — it’s about emotional connection, too. This is the type of intimacy that every zodiac sign wants and needs in a relationship:


Aries are flirty, bold, and energetic. They like taking initiative in and out of their relationships, so when it comes to intimacy, they don’t hold back. They love physical affection and soft touches and they want a partner who values those things too.


Ruled by Venus, the planet of love, Taureans are very sensual. They want their relationships to have meaning and won’t be physically (or emotionally) intimate with just anyone — they have to have a foundation of trust first. This goes for cuddling, too!


Geminis are flirty and full of fun. They want intimacy with someone who can match their level of banter, flirt, and intellect. With physical intimacy, they want playfulness, excitement, and stimulation. Expect a lot of making out!


This sign is a nurturer — they like taking care of others and their needs first. Since they’re so intuitive and emotional, they are tender and gentle. In sex, they like sensual foreplay. They want it to be slow and steady.


Leo is confident, dramatic, and passionate and they want their relationships to be just as passionate and dramatic. They love physical affection and soft touches and want a partner who can give that to them in return.


Virgos are practical and realistic, however, when they really like someone, their romantic side will come out. They are the type of person to pay attention to small details, so when they’re intimate with someone, they will be sincere and soft, planting gentle kisses all over their person.


Libra is another zodiac sign ruled by Venus, the planet of love. They are the type to value harmony and peace in their relationships. They want to be with someone intimately who is on the same emotional level as them and who appreciates romantic gestures and charm just as much as they do.


Scorpios are known to be intense and passionate. They crave emotional depth and physical closeness with their partners. They won’t be intimate — emotionally or physically — with just anyone, they want someone they share a deep connection with.


Sagittarians love their freedom and aren’t typically ones to settle down. However, when they do settle down, they will be energetic, playful, and adventurous. They are open-minded about life and love and will change things up and try new things in the bedroom if they have to!


Capricorns are realists. They won’t fall for romantic gestures or sensual touches. In fact, they won’t be emotionally vulnerable or physically intimate with just anyone. They want someone who values stability and security just as much as they do.


Aquarians are very independent. However, when they do settle down, they want to be with someone who is intellectually stimulating and also understands their way of doing that. They want to make sure there’s a sense of comfort and safety before diving into sexual closeness, too.


Pisceans are incredibly sensitive and empathetic. Emotional vulnerability and intimacy come easily to them, and that often follows them to the bedroom. They will be incredibly caring and attentive to their partner’s needs and will hope their partner will be just as compassionate.