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Relationships and Closeness
Emotional Intimacy

This is all about how to get closer to your loved one through vulnerable conversations, and how to listen so that your loved one feels understood and cared about.

Communication for Couples

How couples can talk to each other about hard subjects with respect and compassion.

Improving Closeness

Here are other ways to improve the closeness of your relationship. 

For a Deeper Understanding

This is an amazing line of research exploring the ways that our early attachment experiences shape our experiences of love and closeness throughout our lives. 

Understanding Empathy

Empathy is one of the fundamental processes that bring us closeness and connection with others.  Here is a definition, and a discussion of how it all works. 

Men are typically socialized to be tough, not vulnerable.  Here is how that gets in the way of closeness, especially with women

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