My past emotional and childhood trauma caused me to put up a wall between myself and my loved ones. It was kinda like hugging someone wearing a suit of armor. You could get your hands around me, but you didn’t actually get close to me. Deepening connection and emotional intimacy in relationships was a struggle. And that’s not surprising. Emotional trauma leaves us feeling disconnected, making it hard to open up. Here I’m exploring how to deepen intimacy in relationships after trauma.