Almost all couple relationships – ranging from heterosexual to homosexual, from monogamous to sexually open, and from committed to casual – are more intimate than other relationships, both physically and emotionally. Many people express feelings with a partner that they do not reveal to other people in their life. In sex, partners experience physical closeness and a special kind of vulnerability with each other.
- pg. 45, When Someone You Love Is Depressed – Laura Rosen & Xavier Amador, ISBN 978-0-684-83407-8