Trust and Marital Intimacy


  • Iulian Apostu Researcher, Romanian Academy, Institute of Sociology, Bucarest, Romania



intimacy, trust, conjugality, emotional participation, couple


The way in which intimacy is built in a conjugal couple consistently influences the solidarity function of the partners and the mutual feeling of trust. The psycho-relational consequences of some acts of the other partner can affect the quality of the couple's life. Partners do not always understand the consequences of certain facts, their depth and the extent to which their own relationship may be affected. Secrets can dig into the basis of the function of solidarity, they can affect the quality of communication, of the interaction in one's own marital relationship, they can keep conflicting in a manifest or latent state, etc. Censorship of opinions or hiding various reactions leads to the vitiation of one's relationship and the feeling of trust gradually loses its intensity. A successful couple's relationship allows the partners to develop day by day, both together and separately, because the strong bond of trust prevents the two from having doubts about the partner's involvement in the relationship. The study aims to analyze the construction of marital intimacy, as the main source for substantiating and strengthening trust between partners.


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How to Cite

Apostu, I. (2021). Trust and Marital Intimacy. Logos Universality Mentality Education Novelty: Social Sciences, 10(1), 46-54.

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