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This is Previous-Essay <== This-Essay ==> Following-Essay Click HERE on this line to find essays via Your-Key-Words. {Most frequent wordstarts of each essay will be put here.} ========================================================== %KINDS LEVELS EXTREMES PERSONAL INTIMACY MEETINGS+000718 %BEINGS TOGETHER OPEN HONEST DIALOGUE SEXUALITY GOD+000718 %FRIENDSHIPS SHARING MUTUALITY PERSONAL STORIES SIN+000718 %CONFESSIONS RECONCILIATION PEACEMAKERS LOVERS EVIL+000718 %COOPERATION CONTENTION CONFLICT BATTLES WARS GOODS+000718 %DOMINATION SYSTEM COLLUSIONS ADDICTIONS CODEPEND 000718 There are many kinds/levels of personal intimacy in human relationships. While it is not possible to reach general agreement about any rank/ordering or hierarchy as regards the many kinds/levels of personal intimacy --- the following texts are indicative of the ways some people might place them in a suggestive order: 1. Perpetual engagement in disintegrative conflicts, misunderstandings and contests. 2. Engagement in collusions, addictions and attempts to achieve dominance over each other. 3. Engagement in competition over territories, resources, and sexual "rights". 4. Avoidance of mutual presence, eye-contact and communications. 5. Support of the provincial "Domination System" by promoting/demanding the above kinds of relationships --- and undermining/forbidding moving toward the following kinds of relationships. 6. Honestly considering and talking about the mutual advantages of balanced conflict resolution and gracious peacemaking. 7. Talking PRIVATELY with suspected strangers about the mutual advantages of balanced-conflict-resolution and gracious peacemaking. 8. Talking PUBLICLY with suspected strangers about the mutual advantages of balanced-conflict-resolution and gracious peacemaking. 9. PUBLICLY advocating the advantages of balanced- conflict-resolution and gracious peacemaking. 10. Forming private and public coalitions which are dedicated to balanced-conflict-resolution and gracious peacemaking. 11. Engaging in private and/or public eye-contacts, discussions and/or tokens of physical affection which suggest that deeper levels of intimacy are possible and/or desired. 12. Letting one-self be vulnerable in private and/or in public in the sharing of personal experiences, stories, dreams, desires, hopes, visions, aspirations; fears, anxieties, doubts, etc. 13. Becoming involved in mutual/balanced courtship, wooing, and/or romantic relationships. 14. Becoming involved in mutual and/or balanced encouragement of sexual desires, excitement, stimulation, and physical intimacy. 15. Making public commitments to long-term mutually supportive and intimate personal relationships --- wherein personal security is enjoyed through the exchange of gifts of the freedom to be safely vulnerable in open and honest dialogue through many open channels of communication. (c) 2005 by Paul A. Smith in (On Being Yourself, Whole and Healthy) ==========================================================