The Seven Levels of Intimacy: The Art of Loving and the Joy of Being Loved

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Simon and Schuster, Nov 15, 2005 - Self-Help - 288 pages
Build the strong, deeply powerful relationships you’ve always desired in this inspirational guide to intimacy from Matthew Kelly, bestselling author of The Rhythm of Life.

We all crave the heartwarming, incomparable connection of intimacy. But oftentimes, this complete, unrestrained sharing of ourselves is too daunting a task. Now, in The Seven Levels of Intimacy, Matthew Kelly explains step-by-step how to move beyond our fears and experience the power of true intimacy. By achieving each of Kelly’s seven levels, we can understand and gain confidence in our partners and ourselves until we are fully able to experience love, commitment, trust, and happiness.

With profound insight and the use of powerful and relatable examples, The Seven Levels of Intimacy redefines the most important relationships in our lives and how we view our interactions with one another. By finally comprehending and experiencing the great depths of intimacy, we can create the strong connections, deep joy, and lasting bonds that we all long for in our lives.
 

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User Review  - VirginiaGill - LibraryThing

This book grabbed my attention from page one...and now I find myself putting post-it note reminders of different points up around my house. It's given me a new appreciation for the people in my life ... Read full review

User Review  - Jim Avanzino - Christianbook.com

Wow.....what a wonderful book to put together a concise and logical viewpoint of how to develop intimacy with another. Intimacy is really a process, of growing (in a process) of revealing oneself over ... Read full review

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ROLOGUE PART
7
CHAPTER
111
CHAPTER SEVEN
119
CHAPTER FOURTEEN
233
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Matthew Kelly, the New York Times bestselling author of The Rhythm of Life, has been captivating audiences around the world since his late teens. Over the past decade, more than three million people have attended his talks and seminars in over fifty countries. Kelly is the president of Beresford Consulting.

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