Tag: intimacy

 
Afraid of being vulnerable

Why We Fear Being Vulnerable and How to Make It a Personal Strength

We all have a deep hunger to be known, respected and loved. But we fear being vulnerable, which is essential to being present with another. Why is being vulnerable so hard? Our need to belong is essential to our wellbeing. But asking for the kind of connection we want isRead More

Deep listening for couples

Deep Listening: How to Create More Intimate Connection

When we want to show empathy, most of us have a good feel for the basics. We can say, “You sound mad,” or “…glad,” or “…frustrated,” depending on what we hear. Empathy does go a long way to help your relationship. When you help name another person’s experience, it’s veryRead More

Renewing intimacy

How to Bring Intimacy Back into Marriage or Relationship

One of the most magical things about being in love is the intimacy that happens so easily. It’s a thrill when warmth and acceptance flow so naturally you don’t even need to think about it. The closeness you enjoy may include sex, your smiles for each other, hugging, cuddling, kissing,Read More