Emotions and the triune brain

Considering the parts and functions of the human brain offers a scientific explanation for the importance of bonding.

Love’s acceptors and rejectors

Some people have decided at some point that the price of love is too high; we call them rejectors. They act as if, “No matter what you do, I won’t love you.” Others we call acceptors. They are willing to pay any price for love, put up with any pain for the hope of being…

Bonding is the heart of intimacy

Bonding is the single most important concept for improving a relationship. It’s also the one concept couples often know least about. “Bonding” means a unique combination of physical and emotional intimacy, the linking of touch and emotions. This is the factor most often lacking when couples report “something missing” in their relationship. Couples who experience…

Value of bonding for relationships

Acknowledging and accepting the real feeling of the moment and immediately using it to deal with the present issue. (Not judging or rationalizing or denying the “gunnysacking”). Ownership of my ‘old tapes’ and taking responsibility for monitoring their effect on my present relationships and interactions and shifting my focus to the present situation/person. Differentiation of…