Uncategorized

/Uncategorized

Introducing The Power of Attachment

TITLE: A Practice: My Community Visualization Reassurance is important for all of us, but especially for those of us who are ambivalently attached. Keep this in mind if you have an important person in your life who lives with the ambivalent adaptation. Reassurance and staying in regular contact—through email, texts, or phone calls—calms an over-activated attachment [...]

Happy New Year, 2019!

Happy Holidays 2018!

Avoidant and Disorganized Attachment – Q&A with Diane

We often hear questions in our Facebook groups or email from practitioners looking to help their clients more effectively. Our team felt compelled to share the following question about avoidant and disorganized attachment and Diane’s answer to demonstrate the level of support we provide one another in our Facebook groups.  While Diane cannot respond to every [...]

Healthy Boundaries with Disorganized Attachment

If you have a family member who has attachment injury, you might have noticed that maintaining a healthy relationship can be a challenge. We recently received a letter from an individual who has a family member that displays classic signs of disorganized attachment style. She describes a push and pull type relationship with her. The family [...]

Is Jealousy Bad for Relationships?

“Jealousy in romance is like salt in food. A little can enhance the savor, but too much can spoil the pleasure and, under certain circumstances, can be life-threatening.” ― Maya Angelou Chances are if you have committed to a long-term partnership at some point, you have experienced jealousy when it comes to your relationship. In the context [...]

Is Insecure Attachment Ruining Your Sex Life?

Perhaps one of the most complex aspects of long-term relationships is sexual satisfaction because of factors such as imbalance of desire (real or perceived), pressure, power, shame, and partners' Attachment styles. Securely Attached – Attuned and Receptive While challenges such as an imbalance of desire can still impact sexual satisfaction in Securely Attached couples, they often [...]

Connection: Humanity’s New Frontier

Let’s explore the territory of what happens in secure connection when you successfully embody it. When you are settled in the safe haven of Secure Attachment, you have the capacity for presence, you are protective of yourself and your relationship, and you enjoy playfulness with your partner and kids. Secure Attachment With Secure Attachment as your [...]

6 Tips to Avoid Holiday Stress

Holidays are a time for celebrations with family. Time with family creates some of the most memorable holiday experiences as we recall warm moments of cooking family recipes, following traditions, and bringing up old Attachment issues. For many people, celebrating with family brings up both the warm memories and the painful ones. Nothing can make a [...]

How Mistakes Can Help Your Child’s Development

Raising a perfect child is impossible – almost as impossible as being the perfect parent. Here is why your child’s mistakes are an essential part of their development. Parenting and Secure Attachment Secure Attachment depends upon both connection and time away from their caregiver. This ebb and flow develops resiliency and grit. If you notice when [...]