Intellectual Intimacy

Intimacy: The Challenge We Face

CNN recently featured an article by Lee Woodruff entitled, Why Veterans Have Intimacy Issues. In her article, Woodruff—herself the wife of a war vet—explained that for many war vet couples, the lack of intimacy is the ongoing heartache after many of the wounds of war have been healed. PTSD,...

Mental Connection

The mental connection or, intellectual intimacy, may well be the most overlooked form of intimacy. Yet, it is this closeness that usually first binds two people together. Granted, a man may be attracted by the physical appearance of a woman, but it is the mental...

Intimacy Questions to Build Closeness

Asking intimacy questions can be a great way to improve intellectual and emotional intimacy! Are you finding any of the following in your relationship? passion gone? no sizzle left? experiencing boredom? relationship stale? What can be done? How do intimacy questions help? Rekindling the fires of intimacy may best begin by...

barriers to effective communication
Barriers to Effective Communication

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Part III: The Benefits of Lifelong Learning

The ABCs are always recognized as the basics: they represent the first principles of anything you’re learning. The ABCDs, however, represent Above and Beyond the Call of Duty! This is the approach of high achievers and winners who are willing to do whatever it takes...

Intellectual Intimacy in Marriage

Most couples don’t realize the importance of intellectual intimacy in a relationship, but it is a vital component to an overall sense of closeness.   Have You Thought About Asking Your Partner Questions? Ideas to Help You and Your Partner Connect Intellectually   The Four C's of Intellectual Intimacy: Communication To experience...