LoveBonds

Attachment. Betrayal. Repair.

4 Ways to Reassure Your Partner for a More Secure Connection

Couples that offer reassurances to one another regularly develop a more robust, more secure, and dependable relationship.  Many couples interact with one another in ways that resemble roommates or household co-managers. They often speak with each other in a way that directs, instructs, or guides. Yet, even when there is no malintent or ill-will, the tone and tenor of the exchanges lack warmth, caring, and sensitivity.  WHY THIS WAY OF...

3 Powerful Benefits of Eye Gazing for Relationship Repair

More often than not, after a conflict or time of distance, most couples create space and distance between one another until the intensity of the feeling dissipates. Then, they reconnect often without the recognition that their romantic bond took a bit of a hit.  What helps following a disagreement or distance is ways to reestablish the bond between you. The idea is to restore the feeling that our love is safe, secure, dependable. In other...

4 Small Relationship Changes That Increase Intimacy

To keep the embers of love burning, most people think they have to do more elaborate things like plan a regular date night or book a vacation. While those things are lovely, they are not what's most important for creating and maintaining a close, connected, dependable union.  In truth, the main task of a romantic partner is to let the other know that they are both loved and desired. You and your beloved are each other's most significant...

How Love Helps ROMANTIC PARTNERS Manage Difficult Emotions and Why it Matters

When asked what a love relationship is for, most people respond that it's for companionship, sharing tasks and sexual intimacy. While those things are true, romantic loves serve a greater purpose. Romantic love has a very significant purpose and function. It is designed to help partners regulate difficult emotions serving as a buffer from the stresses and strains of life. Getting that functionality right is key to relationship satisfaction!...