Intimacy pp 127-140 | Cite as

Existential Approaches to Intimacy

  • Magda Denes


Some years ago—in the not too distant past, it seems to me, although much time has since gone by—I took my infant sons to the little zoo in New York City’s Central Park. Judging by my recollection of our attire, it must have been early spring: that time of year when the promise of renewal is still frozen, and the future must be taken on faith. That kind of day on which the sun barely burns through the gray snow clouds—and the shadows it lifts return too long, too soon.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Magda Denes
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Advanced Psychological StudiesAdelphi UniversityGarden CityUSA
  2. 2.Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai HospitalSchool of MedicineNew YorkUSA

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