Brad Peters discusses how we attach, why we attach, and how attachment works in regulating emotions. Working toward healthier relationships? Wanting to create a healthy bond with your children in the midst of difficult times? Check this out!
“If we have these kinds of experiences in childhood, we tend to grow into adults with high emotional intelligence, who are able to experience and express their feelings, and who feel comfortable relying on others for psychological support. Those who receive less than that, because parents were perhaps not very good with feelings, took a problem-solving approach to addressing emotion, or used distraction or guilt to suppress them, tend to develop into adults with avoidant or anxious-ambivalent styles of attachment” he says.
This video is worth watching.