Myth: Finding intimacy in relationship just depends on compatibility, you either have it — or you don’t.
Truth: Finding intimacy in relationship depends on finding intimacy within yourself — you can’t give what you don’t have.
Self-intimacy can gift us SO much…
🦋The list could go on…!
But one of the most beautiful gifts to be gained from practicing self intimacy is relational intimacy.
By intimacy, I mean shared closeness. But wait… how do you share closeness with yourself???
By giving your full attention to your experience, you become present with yourself in that moment.
When you take the time to become present and acknowledge your experience, you automatically expand your capacity to hold yourself…
…your inner world
…your outer world
And when you expand your capacity to be present with yourself, you can then enter into that same space with others without judgment or disconnect… which invites…
🦋The list could go on, and on!
And this isn’t just for romantic relationships- this applies to every area of life. How you relate to your work will determine how you experience your work. How you relate to time, to money, to friends, to your world… how you relate to anyone or anything will change your experience of it. And intimacy with yourself is a gateway to healthier relationships all around.
If self intimacy is your first stop with every challenge for just 2 weeks, I guarantee you will learn truths about yourself that you didn’t realize were waiting to be known.