iOS app Android app

Attachment Style

Where Our Relationship Patterns Come From

Lisa Firestone | Posted 06.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

In an ideal world, we would all be born with perfectly attuned parents who love us truly and are there for us whenever we need them, but who also give...

Why Do Breakups Hurt Some People More Than Others?

Lisa Firestone | Posted 03.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

However, certain people have the inherent tendency to suffer from romantic loss more than others, and research suggests that this might have something to do with our attachment style.

Can You Trust Your Own Perceptions?

Lisa Firestone | Posted 01.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

My point here is not to insinuate that all of our current reactions are merely reactions to our past. It's simply to offer a new way of looking at the world that can help us make sense of some of our perceptions that may be off and to alter our behavior accordingly.

How Your Attachment Style Affects Your Parenting

Lisa Firestone | Posted 10.20.2015 | Parents
Lisa Firestone

As we look into our attachment history and the implications it may have for how we relate as adults, it's important to practice self-compassion. To change our attachment style will mean working on making sense of the most painful parts of our childhood.

How Your Attachment Style Defines Your Love Life

Amy Chan | Posted 06.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Chan

When someone gets close to you romantically, do you feel suffocated and try to push the person away? If so, you may have an avoidant attachment style....

Attachment Style and Brain Activity in Adolescents

Pascal Vrticka | Posted 09.30.2014 | Science
Pascal Vrticka

Could a teenager's attachment orientation (or attachment style) -- which is established early in life through interactions between children and their primary caregiver(s) -- potentially explain individual differences in how adolescents' brains process social-emotional information?

Satisfaction Highlights Midlife Relationship Strains

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 09.14.2014 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

Time will tell as to whether Satisfaction will remain true to its premise of showing us how the lines of individual and joint development evolve over time. For the moment, it's a relief to have a break from the usual midlife silliness and instead to explore this important period of life's deeper themes.

What Your Attachment Style Says About Your Outlook On Life

Lisa Firestone | Posted 07.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

What if we could identify the filter that shapes our perception of the world and change it so as to have a better life?

The Neural Signature of Attachment Insecurity

Pascal Vrticka | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Pascal Vrticka

Central to the understanding of the concept of attachment is the assumption that all infants will become attached, but that such attachment can be either secure (i.e., "good") or insecure (i.e., "bad").

Relationship Security = Better Sex

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 08.21.2011 | Women
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

Being secure has never meant so much to the quality of your sexual relationship.