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How we connect with our loved ones isn’t random. Even though personalities and life events play a role in relationships, there’s a deep psychological dance
Have you ever experienced the frustration of finding yourself entangled in repetitive and draining communication patterns within your relationships? It’s not uncommon to discover that
Whether you’re in a romantic relationship or not, learning to create psychological safety for yourself after trauma is a huge principle of healing.
Many of us don’t even know that we’re in charge of our own safety, and since we didn’t have it in place before the betrayal happened, our next best option is to put it in place now.
Clearly we were meant to cross paths with dating expert Loni Harmon, because we share passions about very similar things. We love helping women and men who are trying to navigate dating and really date healthy. And when you’re setting your priorities in a healthy relationship, one of the first things you want to consider is what we’re discussing today: healthy attachment.
As a continuation of our discussion on trauma bonding from last week, we’re bringing a second topic into the mix: overfunctioning. Overfunctioning in relationships is a pattern where one person tends to take on all the thoughts, feelings, and responsibilities for both people in the relationship. It’s a way of establishing a sense of control – a common result in cases of trauma bonding where the balance of control is disproportionate.