Gary's & Debbie's MtnLeo

Intimacy - Openness

Intimacy: feeling or atmosphere of closeness and openness towards someone else, not necessarily involving sexuality.

Openness: accommodating attitude or opinion, as in receptivity to new ideas, behaviors, cultures, peoples, environments, experiences, etc., different from the familiar, conventional, traditional, or one's own. The degree to which a person, group, organization, institution, or society exhibits this liberal attitude or opinion.

Liberal: showing or characterized by broad-mindedness; tolerant of change, not bound by authoritarianism, orthodoxy, or tradition; having political or social views favoring reform and progress; a person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties.