We rely on science to tell us everything from what to eat to when and how long to exercise, but what about relationships? Is there a scientific explanation for why some people seem to navigate relationships effortlessly, while others struggle? According to psychiatrist a
Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help YouFind?and Keep?Love
A more scientific path to true love
This is an excellent book for those dating and looking for love and those already in a relationship that is not working and they wonder why not. The authors do a great job explaining attachment theory not only from a scientific perspective but also from a real world perspective with examples.
People basically have one of three attachment styles:
Anxious people are often preoccupied with their relationships and tend to worry about their partner's ability to love them back.
Avoidant people equate intimacy with a loss of independence and constantly try to minimize closeness.
Secure people feel comfortable with intimacy and are usually warm and loving.
The book is about the frustration people feel in relationships when these types cross. The more an anxious person wants to be close to an avoidant person the more the avoidant withdraws fearful of losing their independence. Most anxious people function fine in all other areas of life...
Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help YouFind?and Keep?Love is one of best selling in Interpersonal Relations category.