The Art of Intimacy and the Hidden Challenge of Shame by Vick Kelly, Jr
Approx. 73,430 words.
Published on June 7, 2012.
Dr. Kelly tackles the difficult problem of shame in relationships. Using an understanding of the biology of emotion outlined by Silvan Tomkins, he takes the reader on a journey from the motivation for earliest infant-caregiver attachments to the complex arena of adult emotional intimacy. His conclusions will surprise you.