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Meditate Out of Avoidant Attachment

You have discovered that avoidant attachment leaves you feeling alone, maybe even depressed. You feel the need to pull away from others in order to keep a sense of yourself. True to yourself. But it can be lonely. Meditation offers a way to begin a healing change process while maintaining the avoidant style. Don’t make […]

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Emotionally Unavailable Men – Avoidant Attachment?

The media and your friends want to condemn men who just can’t seem to relate the way we do. What’s wrong with them, anyway? They should just decide to be like us. We are the open, generous, caring gender that is the model of humanity. Right? Wrong. We can take a look at the wonderful […]

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Stop Avoidant Attachment from Disturbing Your Relationship

You’ve read all those articles about how to resolve conflicts, right? How to address money and sex and childrearing and housekeeping tasks. Don’t scold, shame, or speak with contempt or defensiveness says expert, John Gottman, Ph.D. Okay. You have all that down. But why does it seem impossible to understand other people’s reasoning? Why do they […]

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Stopping Avoidant Attachment

I grew up feeling like an alien because I was so severely avoidant of people and, actually, of life. I did this because it seemed to make me safe from my mother’s hatred and threat of killing me. Well, yes, believing I could make myself safe from being killed was a very good reason to […]

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Sexual Symptoms of Avoidant Attachment

Doesn’t it make sense that if a person is avoidantly attached, they might have issues around being lovingly sexual? Maybe you’ve been with a man who seems to disappear when you’re having sex. He does the acts, but he could be anybody. Or she just lies there, doing nothing, waiting for it to be over. […]

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Healing Avoidant Attachment Style of Interaction

Avoidant Attachment is no way to live. It cuts us off from others, and from so much of the meaning of our lives. We don’t get the closeness and intimacy that those who are more securely attached do. I have been healing my own for some time now, and the outcome is quite wonderful. Becoming […]

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Avoidant Attachment can Stop Your Sex Life

Funny how people write about sexual issues as if all you have to do is learn new positions, and tell each other what you like in bed. Your style of attachment can have a huge impact, and if you don’t know this, you can’t figure out what to change to make things better. Elizabeth Wedington […]

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Why is Avoidant Attachment So Hard to Stop?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (28.9MB)Avoiding others and not attaching is designed to make us feel secure. Odd, isn’t it? We have to take a look at how avoiding attachment actually did serve us at one point, and how it no longer does. But let me say that there are ways! Elizabeth Wedington […]

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