The Telegraph

It has been 71 days since I touched my boyfriend. When will we be able to be intimate again?

It has now been 71 days since I last touched my boyfriend. When Scott and I parted ways the weekend before lockdown began, we figured we would be spending a month apart at most. We’ve been together for two and a half years — a few weeks apart wasn’t going to be easy, but it wouldn’t break us. If I’d known then that it would be closer to three months before we were able to go for so much as a distanced walk together, I think I may have moved in with him there and then. New government guidance stipulates that couples like