If emotions are the experiences that make us human, then being able to share those experiences are at the heart of real human connections. It is through our emotions that we are able to be seen, heard, and understood and to be able to see, hear and understand others. Yet there is so much that gets in the way of our ability to create such emotional honesty in relationships and so much that stops us from being able to create intimate moments with those we care deeply about.
In this episode I talk to Joanne Barry about what emotional intimacy. Her work as a therapist and course leader has given her some unique insights into these issues and she is able to get to the heart of the issue that leads us to challenge ourselves to be more intentional in creating emotional intimacy with our close friends and family.
In this episode you will learn:
- What emotional intimacy is
- What the benefits of emotional intimacy are
- How we stop ourselves from achieving emotional intimacy
- How to create emotional intimacy
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