By Robert Augustus Masters — 2012
The passage from immature to mature monogamy is not only a journey of ripening intimacy with a partner but also a journey into and through zones of ourselves that may be very difficult to accept and integrate with the rest of our being. See more...
The passage from immature to mature monogamy is not only a journey of ripening intimacy with a partner but also a journey into and through zones of ourselves that may be very difficult to accept and integrate with the rest of our being. Transformation through Intimacy explores intimate relationships through a four-stage lens: me-centered, we-centered codependent, we-centered coindependent, and being-centered. Bringing his many years of experience as a psychotherapist and spiritual practitioner to the subject, relationship expert and integral psychoterhapist Robert Augustus Masters shows readers not only how to navigate the thickets of reactivity, conflict, shame, anger, fear, and doubt, but how to understand them in a new light so that a deeper level of relating to oneself and one’s partner becomes possible, opening new levels of trust, commitment, and love.
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