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Being and Loving: How to Achieve Intimacy with Another Person and Retain One's Own Identity
From the start of life, all of us strive to achieve two goals: intimacy with another person and discovery and expression of our own identity. All too often, however, we experience these goals as conflicting. Being and Loving is an outgrowth of Dr. Horner'
Paperback, 160 pages
Published July 1st 2013 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
(first published January 1st 1977)
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Written shortly after the 'Me Decade' of the 1970s, and now in its third edition, "Being and Loving" is a timeless piece that eloquently addresses profound questions such as "Can I be in a relationship and still be me?" "Will I have to sacrifice the possibility of intimacy in order to protect my identity, my sense of who I am, or will I have to sacrifice my identity to be in an intimate relationship with another person?" In other words, can 'being' and loving' coexist, or must they be mutually ...more