How Attachment Style Influences How Successful Your Relationship Will Be

In the simplest form, attachment is the way that our brain evolves to feel safe. It’s almost like having a filter through which we experience the world. Basically, we are social species and the way we feel safe is through other people. One of the most effective ways of regulating our emotions when we are in distress is to be in proximity to someone that we’re securely attached to.

Why Being Emotionally Nuanced Can Improve Your Wellbeing In The Modern Age

What’s really interesting is that while people use bottling and brooding with good intentions, we know from the research that it tends not to work. When people bottle, they are pushing aside their emotions, and their partner can often feel that they aren’t present—that they aren’t being authentic or vulnerable in the relationship.