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A Strange Path Toward Intimacy

Seven Truths About Sharing Flaws and Vulnerabilities

Season 3, Episode 124

Most of us are hesitant to share our flaws with others. We know that as some people learn of your imperfections, judgment may ensue. But if you are going to know love in its fullest sense, it requires emotional vulnerability. The good news is that when you share the full you with the right people, you will be positioned to know authentic love.

A Strange Path Toward Intimacy

by Les Carter, Ph. D. | MarriagePath Radio

Something to Think About

In this episode, we acknowledged that:

  • When you reveal only the good parts of you, it implies a passive form of dishonesty.
  • Intimacy is built upon the belief of equality. While differ in our strengths and weaknesses, there is no need to play the game of one-upmanship.
  • As we embrace our humanity in its fullest forms, we are poised to know grace.

Let's Talk

“To you, what are the advantages to being open and vulnerable about your humanity, even if it involves some risk?”


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