Often the desire for “space” offers a way of revealing the truth of your masks.
Whenever we have dug into a person’s desire for space and asked questions to uncover what is under there the responses take this flavor:
“To just be…”
“When other people are around I have to…”
“I don’t want to have to….”
“I can only….”
One needs space when one does not feel they can be absolutely themselves and only themselves in the presence of another……