However, it is wise for couples to continue to guard their hearts. When couples find their only emotional support in one another, they set themselves up for heartbreak.
There should be private portions of a heart that a person shares only with his or her spouse.
Boundaries for physical touch should be a matter of prayer and discussion.
The partner with the stricter boundaries should set the norm for the couple.
All that being said, there are certain physical boundaries that are clearly biblical.
Those who ask this question are usually looking for guidelines regarding physical boundaries in dating.
However, intimacy is a much broader issue than physicality.