EMOTIONAL CLOSENESS IS VITAL TO YOUR RELATIONSHIP
Expressing your emotions in a relationship isn’t always easy, but it can be profoundly rewarding.
Do you find it hard to let yourself be vulnerable in a relationship? Fear of intimacy is the main reason people do not open up emotionally with another person. I define intimacy as feeling safe with another person when you expose who you are to them. Intimacy involves protecting your loved one rather than exploiting their vulnerabilities. And when I say intimacy, I don’t just mean sex. There are a huge range of emotions and behaviors that enhance the intimacy, or deepening, of your relationship. Your own feelings are the key to discovering what intimacy-building behaviors will work for you.
If you want a closer, deeper and more emotionally safe relationship, make a decision to identify your feelings and share them with your partner. Here are a few practical tips for discovering and sharing your emotions with your partner: Read more…