Building Stronger Bonds: How Intimacy Heals & Improves Relationships

Let’s explore together how deepening intimacy can mend and revitalize your love.

Kenneth Silvestri
ILLUMINATION-Curated

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Every moment and each conversation is an opportunity to make a profound difference in your life and simultaneously in your relationships. Intimacy offers harmony and a way to reconcile relationships, especially given the existing anger and polarization in our society and world.

Intimacy is the feeling of being in a close, emotionally connected, and supported relationship. Communication, the exchange of information, is the segue to intimacy. However, some can disagree that communication is often misinterpreted.

Unfortunately, not taking advantage of the power of intimacy can escalate hatred or subjugation of others. Mary Catherine Bateson described this process in the publication Edge ( January 18, 21) as an application of her father’s research on how conflict produces divisions, which he called Schismogenesis:

“It is what happens in an arms race. You have a point of friction, where you feel threatened by another nation. So, you get a few more tanks. They look at that and say, ‘They’re arming against us,’ and they get a lot more tanks. Then you get more tanks. And they get more tanks or airplanes or bombs, or whatever it

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Kenneth Silvestri
ILLUMINATION-Curated

Dr. Kenneth Silvestri, is a psychotherapist, certified homeopath, poet, and author of A Wider Lens; Train Romance; and Legacy Poems, www.drkennethsilvestri.com