The first time Scott and his wife dated (yes, they dated twice), Scott was so emotionally guarded that even the jaws of life wouldn’t have been able to pry him open. He was terrified that once his girlfriend knew the messy details of his life, she’d leave him. Not surprisingly, their relationship fizzled. But when Scott and his wife started dating a second time and eventually married, he discovered how difficult and amazing it is in marriage to be “emotionally naked without shame.” He shares that journey and gives practical advice for how emotional intimacy in dating, engagement and marriage should progress.