Getting emotionally intimate with our spouse can feel awkward and uncomfortable sometimes. In this Double Date, we’re going to discuss how to avoid the slow fade of avoiding emotion and how to be a safe person for our spouse to “get naked” with.

AUDIO:

Transcript: Coming Soon!

 

Talk About It

Are we being honest with each other about our emotions? Are we growing in emotional intimacy?

Do you feel safe opening up your heart to me? How can I make you feel more comfortable?

Think About It

Do I struggle with the slow fade of avoiding emotion? What’s at the root of this struggle (fear, family upbringing, negative experiences, etc.)?

How can I practice opening myself up to my spouse emotionally?

How can I encourage my spouse to “get naked” with me?

Notes and Quotes:

“You have to push through awkward to get to a new normal.”

Intimacy: Into-Me-See

James 5:16- “Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.” (ESV)