Without emotional intimacy in a marriage, spouses become two business partners or roommates living under the same roof. When there is emotional intimacy in a marriage spouses feel respected, loved and appreciated. Emotional intimacy provides a sense of security for the marriage. Without emotional intimacy a marriage is diseased.
How do couples become business partners?
1. By not handling negative emotional appropriately - To address negatives emotions a couple needs to be open and honest with each other. In addition, a couple who seeks to have a resolution that will bring health to the marriage will overcome the consequences of negative emotions. Winning is not the objective but a solution that will help the marriage.
2. By not meeting each other emotional needs – Your spouse has an innate desire to feel loved, respected and appreciated. When emotional needs are neglected, the marriage is at a vulnerable state.
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