network refers to a person's web of romantic, sexual, and platonic
partners, their partners, and so on. It goes beyond social networking.
Its usage is mostly to describe the intricate relationships within a
polyamorous relationship. Mapping an intimate network might be
done out of curiosity or to help the partners agree on the terms of
More About Intimate Network
intimate network of ones partner can be a good thing. This allows a
person to know their partners more deeply. A person's intimate
network can provide insight on their emotional, psychological, and
physical well-being. It can lead to a better understanding of each
other. However, it can also lead to a whirlwind of emotions. As with
the other aspects of being in a relationship, maturity is requisite.