Even if you want to feel more closely connected, you may find it difficult revealing yourself to your partner. You may be afraid to speak up and let your feelings be known for fear of hurting his or her feelings. Or you may fear a lack of acceptance or approval from you partner. If you don’t express yourself openly, you may succeed in keeping your relationship on an even keel, but it can come at a personal cost.
Learning how to tolerate the discomfort you may feel in sharing your most intimate thoughts with your partner requires skill. But like any new skill, it takes knowledge and lots of practice.
So here’s where you can begin:
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