At times, we might have the answer to our loved one’s pain, but making sure to check in and see that their need is being met can make even more of a difference in how we connect. If you’ve ever thought about life, maybe you’ve felt fear about death and what it means to you. Maybe you’ve asked yourself, “what will I leave behind?” Maybe you’ve actually experienced a passive thought around life or death from time to time – something like, “what’s the point?” or “maybe this woul
The obstacles I speak to here are centered on feeling disconnected, disengaged, or disregarded by our partners. You might’ve felt at times that you weren’t a “priority” to someone in your life, but eventually, you acknowledged that this was your new normal, and you had to accept that this way of connecting was your reality. When we’re reaching out to our partners, we might find that we have sudden moments that we’re jerked back from what we’re trying to communicate with them.
If we’re sure that we want to build that secure attachment with our loved one, and they’re dedicated to building that safety as well, we can face the roadblocks together. In therapy, we have a responsibility to help our clients process their emotional struggles. To move in the right direction towards secure attachment, we must cross roadblocks and intersections that can steer us away from our partners— these moments are vital, because they provide rest areas for us to lean in
I want to talk about what drives us to continue our practice, Cultivate Connection Counseling. Hello Everyone, I wanted to talk some about our practice, Cultivate Connection Counseling. The guy writing these blog posts (ME) is Tommy Lofgren, an associate licensed counselor. My fiancé, Luis Madrigal is the current associate licensed counselor practicing with C.C.C. We started the business in December 2020 with the intent of establishing a practice that could expand our knowled
While we must be “showing the ability” to act independently to meet our goals, our secure attachments want to see us succeed—they want to watch how we’re able to take care of our own goals, but they also need emotional comfort when they’re unsure of the road they wish to follow. in.i.ti.a.tive noun 1. Showing the ability to act independently to achieve something. 2. A plan conceived to achieve something. I’m curious where you sit with initiative in your life. When you take a