How can I become more comfortable with intimacy?

Dr. Kathleen Hall
Preventive Medicine

Alter your intimacy by following the tips below.

Ask yourself:

  • Right now, in this moment, am I moving toward intimacy or away from it?
  • In what ways do I experience intimacy?
  • How can I deepen my intimacy with myself and my loved ones?

Tell yourself:

  • "I am perfect, whole, and complete."

Give yourself:

  • time alone in nature
  • a strong commitment to unstructured time with your loved ones
  • a journal to keep a chronicle of your path to greater intimacy
Alter Your Life: Overbooked? Overworked? Overwhelmed?

More About this Book

Alter Your Life: Overbooked? Overworked? Overwhelmed?

Themes like “I just don’t have time” and “I’m exhausted” rule our lives today. We are overbooked, overworked and overwhelmed. Just getting done what must be done fills our days. The...

Continue Learning about Intimacy

How does technology prevent intimacy?
Dr. Kathleen HallDr. Kathleen Hall
Cell phones, e-mails, and beepers often serve to isolate and alienate us even more while giving ...
More Answers
How can I improve my communication to enhance love and intimacy?
Dr. Michelle Cleere - Sharecare Fitness Expert, PhDDr. Michelle Cleere - Sharecare Fitness Expert, PhD
Listening is a great way to build respectful relationships. In listen first communication you are tr...
More Answers
Why do I have trouble with intimacy?
Dr. Kathleen HallDr. Kathleen Hall
Past difficulties in relationships and the resulting fear, anger, or depression can cause discon...
More Answers
Can an intimate relationship raise consciousness?
Yogi Cameron AlborzianYogi Cameron Alborzian
Often, a romantic relationship between two people becomes one of intense need and of yearning for th...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.