ThinkstockImagine that you're on your way to the airport. You've been in a cab for just twenty minutes when you get a text from your partner: "Did you get there okay? Will you call me when you land? I miss you already!" You ignore it, thinking, "Ugh, so needy. Didn't I just leave the house?"
Or maybe you're the one sending the texts. You don't hear back and you think, "That's so inconsiderate! How much effort does it really take to text back? I shouldn't have to put up with this!" By the time you finally do get a call, you're ready to explode.
Either of those sound familiar?
Those are two examples of insecure attachment styles, and they represent a relationship dynamic that's all-too-familiar for many of us. But by recognizing your attachment style and tapping into a "secure mindset," you can improve your love life tenfold.
Know Your (and Your Partner's) Attachment Style
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