Barb Nangle

How to Increase Intimacy in Your Relationships — Stop Making Assumptions!

Smiling couple holding hands and staring lovingly into each other’s eyes
Photo Credit: Toa Heftiba

Many of us decide what things mean without all the information. Then we use unconscious filters to fill in the gaps to decide what they mean. That is, we make assumptions about what things mean. For example:

· it’s about me, not about them
· it means something negative, not something neutral or positive
· assuming the worst of intentions…