Tag Archives: Intimacy

Building a Safe Relationship

Secure Relationships

One of our primary needs in a relationship is to feel safe with our partner.  A relationship where we cannot relax our guard and be ourselves is a relationship that will be desperately unhappy and will probably not survive.  Stan Tatkin, who developed PACT (the psycho-biological approach to couples therapy talks about a secure functioning […]

The Surprising Relationship Insights in Justin Timberlake’s Mirrors Song – Part 1 – The Lost Self

Of all the places I expect to find great relationships insights I confess Justin Timberlake was not at the top of that list. However his song Mirrors touches on one of the most interesting and elusive themes in relationships which is the concept of the lost self. In short the lost self is the part […]