Anxious attachment

How Learning to Facilitate PACT for Couples Helped Me Finally Meet the Love of My Life

2019-05-30T22:25:54+00:00

I had no idea when I took the PACT training to become a couples therapist that it would affect my personal life so dramatically. I can confidently say now that the reason I’m in a secure relationship is because I took the PACT training and learned how my attachment style affected my dating life. Through PACT, I gained the understanding and skills that helped me to find the love of my life and to create a fully supportive partnership. I’m a therapist, so I knew for years that I had what is known in PACT as the wave style of [...]

How Learning to Facilitate PACT for Couples Helped Me Finally Meet the Love of My Life2019-05-30T22:25:54+00:00

5 Ways to Help Anxious Attachment and Love More Securely

2019-07-23T23:07:29+00:00

Knowing your attachment style can be incredibly helpful in any relationship, but especially in your romantic ones. Attachment styles are how we learn to relate to the people we care about, formed by how our parents/caregivers treated our emotional and physical well-being when we were young. Anxious attachment is just one of those styles.  If you have an anxious attachment style, you probably learned from aloof or often absent caregivers that to get love, you need to be constantly vigilant, control your environment, and keep others very close to you. When your loved ones leave or need space, you have a strong anxiety [...]

5 Ways to Help Anxious Attachment and Love More Securely2019-07-23T23:07:29+00:00

Are You Anxiously Attached? Here’s How to Find Out

2019-07-23T23:28:48+00:00

Imagine this scenario: You’re in a disagreement with your partner and things are getting heated. In the middle of the fight, your partner says, “Fine! I’m leaving and going to a friend’s house. I can’t deal with you right now.” How do you feel? If you answered shaky, nervous, abandoned, panicky, or inconsolable, you might be anxiously attached. Attachment styles are the framework of how we relate to being close to and dependent on someone. Usually, we learn how to attach to our loved ones from our primary caregivers when we were children.  Our attachment style is also related to [...]

Are You Anxiously Attached? Here’s How to Find Out2019-07-23T23:28:48+00:00