Utilizing social exchange theory and social learning theory as a combined framework, we examined intimacy-related narratives of 18 Black college students during their first and last sexual encounters. A thematic analysis constructed five themes: a limited knowledge of intimacy, b internal barriers to non-sexual intimacy, c external barriers to non-sexual intimacy, d seeking an emotional connection, and e experiencing intimacy. Findings suggest varying perspectives and experiences related to intimacy. Intimacy barriers and facilitators are discussed. Intimacy related to Black people, individuals of African-descent throughout the Black diaspora, is an under-researched phenomenon.
Catchin’ Feelings: Experiences of Intimacy During Black College Students’ Sexual Encounters
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