Being Well Podcast: How to Have Great Relationships – Attachment and the Self

Being Well Podcast: How to Have Great Relationships – Attachment and the Self

We all want great relationships – ones that are fulfilling, loving, stable, and fun. This is the first of two episodes focused on becoming a ‘great relater.’ Today Forrest and I focus on understanding our individual attachment style, and how we can work through our personal material. 

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Key Topics:

0:25: Staying content while  striving for achievement. 

4:00: Information on the relationship workshop. 

6:20: Who helps you feel enlarged? 

7:55: Rick makes fun of Forrest…and managing different levels of standard. 

9:00: Building a good relator.

10:15: Attachment theory

17:00: Getting less attached to our attachment style. 

19:15: Insecure attachment styles. 

23:00: What issues does anxious attachment create?

26:00: A relationship between anxious and avoidant. 

29:00: Skills for relating with an anxious person. 

32:00: Finding optimal distance. 

35:30: Working through a dreaded experience. 

39:30: Exposure and blame. 

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