Emotional Intimacy

"Love and Honesty: What We Hide and Why We Lie" by Sarah May Bates

Why sometimes people aren’t honest with us and sometimes we’re not honest with ourselves.

"The Cost and Benefits of Emotional Honesty" by Linda and Charlie Bloom

"He who dares not offend cannot be honest." -Thomas Paine

"Most of us feel that others will not tolerate emotional honesty. We would rather defend our dishonesty on the grounds that it might hurt others; and having rationalized our phoniness into nobility, we settle for superficial relationships." from Why Am I Afraid to Tell You Who I Am? by John Powell. Read More...