Michael - as a native speaker of American English, I would disagree with you about the connotations of "intimate" / "intimacy".
Many years ago, I got into trouble when I used it correctly in ... tovább
You're the native speaker, so you get the last word on that therefor, Michaelt! I defer to you on that. I did not know this. Thank you.
I also must wear glasses and zoom in about three times, and I ... tovább
There is a verb for that, Michaelt... It is called tutear. I am very sorry to have offended your sensibilities. I didn't mean to.... ;( tovább