Human beings are social creatures, and we need other people. We have a biological drive toward emotional attachment in relationships.
But if this is the case, then why are relationships, especially close romantic relationships, often so difficult?
One set of answers to this perennial question lies in Attachment Theory–the study of how human being form attachments. According to Attachment Theory there are three main attachment styles: secure, anxious and avoidant.
Those with a secure attachment style are generally able to form healthy, stable relationships, but for those with anxious and avoidant styles, trouble comes knocking more often than not.
It can be a painful journey, but with self awareness and understanding of Attachment Theory, even those with anxious or avoidant styles can find lasting love
Learn more in this podcast episode I recorded with Joe Melberg:
The other episodes are really good too. 🙂