In relationships, the union of the love between two people. The fear of fusion is present to different degrees in most relationships, and is often a major barrier to the full, mutual expression of love between partners, for instance in a marriage. The problem is usually deep-seated and relates ultimately to the infant’s earliest attempts to bond with its mother. It is one aspect of the Acupuncture Emotional System* and relates specifically to the heart meridian.
- Writings: “Fusion,” The Meridians and Beyond, 10-13.