Issue Four: "Intimacy"

Adrienne Harris, 22 January 2018
Eight writers explore the power and vulnerability of intimate experience over the life span, in the world and in the clinical setting. More.
What do we mean when we use the term intimacy? What are the issues of intimacy that we struggle with in our lives?
Dr. João Seabra Diniz
Silence and Intimacy
I believe the idea of intimacy is usually associated with a feeling of serenity, wellbeing and inner peace. Intimacy, thus, becomes a desirable good. But how can we describe and obtain this good?
Baseball hinges on the metaphoric concept of home. The object of baseball is to ‘get home’ as frequently as possible.
One of the most beautiful and poetic philosophical works of all times, in terms of both structure and content, is, perhaps, Plato’s Symposium.
Delaram Habibi-Kohlen
Intimacy and its Vicissitudes
Intimacy stems from the Latin, "intimus": "furthest from the edge, the furthest inside". To write about intimacy means to deal with a paradox.
Those who consult with (or, more likely, are referred to) an analyst do so because they are experiencing pain, and they demand that this pain be relieved or transformed.
Dr. Guillermo Julio Montero
Intimacy and Aging in Maturescence
There are different situations throughout the human life cycle that lead to an imbalance of intimacy that generates a greater demand for psychic work.
One of the major consequences of medically assisted procreation is the dissociation between reproduction and sexuality. This has left enigmas for psychoanalytic thinking in its wake.
Dr. Guillermo Julio Montero
Intimacy and Aging in Maturescence
Dr. João Seabra Diniz
Silence and Intimacy
Psic. Andrea Paola Escobar Altare
The Forms of Ithaca
Lic. Psych. Ana Paula Terra Machado
VIOLENCE: The Hiatus of the Word
Dr. Lindsay L. Clarkson
Dr. Lynne Zeavin
W. John Kress
Violence to Our Planet/to Our Selves
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