Relationships

The Superpowers of Fearful Avoidant Attachment

In order to reinforce your strengths, you may first need help identifying them.

The Superpowers of Dismissive Avoidant Attachment

Being aware of the negative traits of dismissive avoidant attachment is important. However, you can derive benefits from focusing on the positive aspects.

The Superpowers of Anxious Preoccupied Attachment

Practicing positive psychology can help you to build upon your strengths, increase your self-esteem, and improve your relationships.

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An Attachment Bond isn't in Every Relationship. Here’s Why.

Not every close relationship we form is an attachment relationship...and not everyone we love is an attachment figure.

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Self-Regulation Tips for Disorganized Attachment Triggers

Self-regulation means that you manage your emotions and actions in regard to what you want in the long-run. Basically, it means think before you act. This means understanding what triggers you in your relationships.

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Avoidant Attachment Triggers and Tips for Healthy Self Regulation

Understanding how to self regulate your emotions is an essential skill. However, having avoidant attachment may impact your ability to do so.

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How to Get Over Your Ex: 7 Tips for Personal Growth After a Breakup

Breakups are not an easy or pleasant part of our journeys. And yet, it’s exactly those tough moments in our lives that help us grow and learn.

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Heartbroken? 6 Tips to Cope with a Breakup [+ 15 Self-Help Resources]

We offer 6 ways to change your mindset to get over your heartbreak once and for all.

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Your Attachment Style Influences Your Sex Life [and even Casual Sex]

Attachment styles play a role in the way we approach and experience sex.

Attachment in the workplace

Here's What We Know About Attachment Styles in the Workplace

Attachment styles can affect the way we perform in the workplace - mainly because our work environments include social dynamics.

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Secure Attachment - from Childhood to Adult Relationships

People who have developed this type of attachment are self-content, easy to connect with and are able to express their feelings.

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Attachment Styles & Their Role in Relationships

Research has identified four main attachment styles: anxious / preoccupied, dismissive / avoidant, disorganized and secure.

Avoidant Attachment Style

Avoidant Attachment Style: Causes & Symptoms

Parents who are strict, emotionally unavailable and expect their child to be independent usually raise a child with avoidant attachment.

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Disorganized Attachment: Causes & Symptoms

In adulthood, people with this attachment style are extremely inconsistent in their behavior and have a hard time trusting others.

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Anxious Attachment: Causes & Symptoms

Low self-esteem, strong fear of rejection or abandonment, and clinginess in relationships are common signs of this attachment style.

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