On Intimacy and Intimidation

On Intimacy and Intimidation

The words intimacy and intimidation seem to have common roots but drastically different emotive charges. What might their interrelationship involve? At the least it should involve interesting psychological and sociological speculation.

A flittering thought on the subject flew by and I grasped it, asking: “is intimidation a form of forced intimacy”? Another followed noting just how intimidating intimacy can be.

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