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Intimacy Matters

Fall/Winter Series:  Intimacy Matters—A Discussion Group for Gay Men (1.5 hours one night/month)


Session One [October 13, 2018]—What is Intimacy?

How can intimacy be defined?  What are the components of intimacy?  What are the different types of intimacy?  What types of relationships are considered intimate…or not? 


Session Two [November 10, 2018] —What Do Love, Sex and Passion Have to do with Intimacy?  

What are the relationships between love and intimacy, sex and intimacy and passion and intimacy?


Session Three [December 8, 2018] —Intimacy Vs. Autonomy:  Is Balance Possible? 

How can one be both intimate and autonomous in a relationship?  How do men do the balancing act with intimacy and independence?  Are independence and intimacy really compatible?  What role does privacy and secrecy play in an intimate relationship?


Session Four [January 12, 2019] —Trust, Monogamy and Intimacy:  Separate Entities or Necessary Components

What role do trust and honesty play in an intimate relationship?  Can an open relationship be intimate?  Are there degrees of intimacy related to openness?


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Additional Info

  • When: 2nd Saturday's. 11:30 to 1pm
  • Where: 1301 North Palm Canyon, 3rd Floor
  • Cost: Members Cost $50 for all 4 sessions. $15 per session Non Members $75 all sessions or $20 per session
  • Contact: Signup required 760-416-7790
  • The LGBT Community Center of The Desert

    The McDonald/Wright Building

    1301 North Palm Canyon Dr, 3rd Floor
    Palm Springs, CA 92262

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    Open Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

    The Center is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) public charity
    EIN # 33-0937301

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