These questions will explore the degree of intimacy you experience in your relationship and identify where you would like to grow.
Read the statements individually and then share your responses with your partner and discuss together.
Elaborate on each of these ten affirmations giving examples of when you experienced these feelings or what behaviors by your partner might help you experience the warmth of intimacy.
1. I feel accepted by you when. . .
2. I feel understood by you when. . .
3. I feel I safe with you when. . .
4. I feel proud with you when. . .
5. I feel desired by you when. . .
6. I feel cherished by you when. . .
7. I feel needed by you when. . .
8. I feel hopeful with you when. . .
9. I feel fulfilled with you when. . .
10. I feel free with you when. . .
Adapted from material in Warren Molton’s book Spheres of Intimacy.