Intimacy means “into me, I let you see.” To have profound intimacy requires a willingness to be vulnerable. Our struggle to risk being vulnerable is one of the reasons our relationships have an intimacy deficit. Being vulnerable is being direct and honest with how we feel. It requires us to share our fears. To ask for what we need and be honest with ourselves about what we need.
The first step to building trust necessary for vulnerability is building a meaningful friendship:
How we connect emotionally determines the depth of our intimacy.
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Vulnerability is Key to Profound Intimacy
Being vulnerable is risky and sometimes we have old wounds that prevent us from opening up to our lovers.