Intimacy is clearly most often a two-person thing …
Can it be a one-person thing?
Can it be one-way?
Feelings of intimacy are critical for all of us, even if those feelings are never returned. To feel close to someone, feel someone’s warmth does not imply the equivalent is, or might ever be, felt by another.
I read something the other day titled: The Future Of Intimacy
What about its history?
Surely that’s important too?
Or even just our ‘current state’ of self …
We need, perhaps more than ever, to understand and emphasize the importance of understanding. New generations of point-click thinkers have overtaken everything.
Yes, some things of the past should be discarded, hypocrisy in so many forms should be ignored, but we shouldn’t lose our humanity and need for intimacy in our process.