Monthly Archives: October 2012

Differing Motives versus Distancing Motives

I’ve been puzzling over this complex reality of feeling close and being different. In some ways, that is the whole story: Autonomy and Intimacy. But that is a different post. Right here I am thinking about how people feel close … Continue reading

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The Meta-Emotional Self

It seems that many people identify themselves with their subjective emotional state, as if this is some kind of ultra-authentic expression of what is happening deep inside of a so-called “true self.” Culturally we idealize emotions, and we attempt to … Continue reading

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