Attachment theory isn't the only way to think of how you and your partners show up in relationships. The Relationship Grid developed by Terry Real can be helpful to identify the strategies you use when stressed or in conflict.
Which quadrant do you find yourself?
A Spotify playlist with some of my favorite podcast episodes on masculinity. These are episodes I recommend again and again as a therapist in Oakland, CA.
“To indoctrinate boys into the rules of patriarchy, we force them to feel pain and to deny their feelings.”
― bell hooks,
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