Even when you disagree, rallying behind your spouse’s decision and facing the consequences together makes you a stronger team.
The environment of our upbringing influences the way we love and expect to be loved.
Small acts of kindness can be a sort of ritual self-reminding of what we are and what we’re meant to do down here.
Differentiation requires the risk of being open to growth and being honest not only with your partner, but also with yourself.
If you can recognize secure partners early on while dating, you’ll navigate the dating world much better and likely find yourself in a secure relationship.
The pursue-withdraw pattern is an extremely common cause of divorce. If left unresolved, it will continue into a second marriage and subsequent intimate relationships.
One of the most effective ways of regulating our emotions when we are in distress is to be in proximity to someone that we’re securely attached to.
Children need the experience of feeling emotions and practice tolerating them to develop self-control and emotional intelligence.
The first step in problem-solving is to identify your core needs.
Each partner will be given a time to speak and a time to listen as you work through the different stages of your disagreement.
Instead of trying to change or fix the feelings of the person you love, focus on connecting with them.
Here's the key to listening non-defensively.