Wanting space in your relationship can be dangerous territory but still a very important part of a healthy relationship. So how do you ask without your partner thinking the worst? Well, that’s what today’s show is all about. Dr. Terri L. Orbuch, PhD, research scientist at the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan, psychologist, and Oakland University professor, author of 5 books on relationships and 40 professional articles on love, sex and intimacy, joins me today to discuss the important of space in a relationship. Our conversation takes some interesting twists and turns as we reveal some of the secrets of communication and the differences between alone time and keeping secrets.