I wanted to share this article on Attachment Theory and its significance to adult relationships. It’s important to understand how the relationship you have with your parents as a child affects your ability to be in a healthy relationship later.
“A secure attachment changes the way a baby sees the world because they learn that they’re not alone,” author Sue Johnson says. “Adults are the same. A sense of connection changes one of the most basic elements of the brain, which is how you perceive threat. It changes the world into a safer world.”
Clinical Psychologist Sue Johnson is the author of Love Sense: The Revolutionary New Science of Romantic Relationships.
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