Dependency gets a bad rap. Reach out and Connect

We have it all wrong.  Our North American culture has framed dependency as a bad thing, a weakness.  Not so say two leaders in the field of neuroscience and relationships, Dr. Sue Johnson and Dr. Daniel Seigel. Being attached to someone provides our greatest sense of security and safety. It means depending on a partner [...]

Emotionally fulfilling relationships make us well

Relationships are at the core of human experience.  Research in neuroscience has unequivocally found that Emotionally fulfilling relationships make us well.  When we are connected and feeling safe in our relationship, then we have the confidence to venture out and test the world, and interact independently, knowing we have a secure base and a safe [...]

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