3 Ways We Are Taught to Avoid Intimacy

#1 Way We’ve Been Taught to Avoid Intimacy:
We manipulate or play games to create connection.

#2 Way We’ve Been Taught to Avoid Intimacy:
We hide our desires and don’t ask for what we want.

  1. Fear of being too much or too intense
  2. Fear of being judged or rejected
  3. Fear of not getting what we want

#3 Way We’ve Been Taught to Avoid Intimacy:
We play into roles that disempower our relationship.

  1. Needing to be saved by a man from their own life circumstances.
  2. Invalidating our doubting their emotional/intuitive experience.
  3. Shutting down their sexual desire to avoid being intimidating to men.
  4. Losing connection to herself and getting lost in the man’s reality.
  1. Shutting down their desire for sex to make women feel comfortable.
  2. Rushing in to save women from their material and financial struggles.
  3. Hiding their emotions and vulnerability to appear “strong” and stoic.
  4. Care-taking a woman’s emotions and validating their feeling helpless.

The Truth Behind Intimacy & Attraction

  1. become the type of person we want to be in relationship…
  2. attract the type of person(s) we want to be in relationship with…
  3. create the type of relationship with the person(s) we desire…

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Arielle Brown

Arielle Brown

Spiritual Mentor & Sexual Embodiment Facilitator | www.ariellebrown.com