Attachment Theory

The Dependency Paradox of Love

Dependency

Dependency

Our partners powerfully affect our ability to thrive in life. They influence how we feel about ourselves, what we believe we are capable of, and they ultimately impact our attempts to achieve our dreams.

Even Mr. Self-Actualization (Abraham Maslow) himself argued that without bonds of love and affection with others, we cannot go on to achieve our full potential as human beings.… Continue reading Here

The Strange Way Childhood Shapes Your Adult Relationships

Attachment Theory

Attachment Theory

Throughout the 1950’s and 1960’s, Harlow unethically experimented with monkeys in order to understand the effects of deprivation on human infants.

He raised infant monkeys in isolation.

Isolation

Despite being fed, some died. Others were frightened and behaved in an abnormal manner.  … Continue reading Here

Why Needing a Relationship is Toxic to a Relationship

Toxic Relationship

Toxic Relationship

In our modern culture, not being in a relationship ends up causing a man to be labeled as “having a problem.”

His parents are worried. They don’t miss a chance to ask him if he’s dating anyone. His friends are trying to help by setting him up on dates with every girl they meet in Starbucks.  … Continue reading Here

Why Insecure People Struggle With Vulnerability

Insecurity

Insecurity

As we’ve seen on this site, vulnerable communication is the solution for finding a healthy relationship and happy life. At a glance, most treat vulnerability as if it is something every person can do. Many believe that if the person sets their mind to it, they can get their needs met in a healthy manner.… Continue reading Here

The 6 Commandments of Vulnerable Communication

Communication

Communication

Our worries can emotionally hijack our brains. They can entirely consume our thoughts in an endless vacuum of fear.

Opening yourself up, exposing who you are and what you need can be scary in our society. We were raised to be quiet; to not be too loud or crazy.… Continue reading Here