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Do I Have An Attachment Injury?

Have you ever been injured? The answer is likely yes. We have all sustained some kind of injury in our lives. Many of us bare physical scars of that time we fell off the monkey bars or incurred a sport injury. Although they are now healed, these scars are constant reminders of the trauma or […] Read more…

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Break Ups, Hope, and Learning to Let Go

Terminating an attachment to someone we love is one of the most painful experiences we will undergo as humans. You all know what I am talking about—the dreaded breakup. If I ask you to think back, you can likely tell me about each breakup you have endured and how it has shaped your life. Even […] Read more…

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What Attachment Style is The Bachelorette’s Andi Dorfman?

This article was originally written for http://www.scienceofrelationships.com So I have a confession to make, and you have to promise not to judge me. I am totally “fangirling” over the current Bachelorette Andi Dorfman. There is something remarkable about her, and whatever it is generating some polarizing opinions. Oh, and did I mention that Andi was […] Read more…

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The Interdependent Relationship: Letting go of Codependence and Extreme Independence

Our culture praises independence. We are taught to be strong, never reveal weakness, and above all never rely on others. In theory this approach works great. Never open up to anyone, never rely on anyone, and never get hurt. But this belief has led to one of the most isolated and disconnected cultures to ever […] Read more…

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How To Cage Your Relationshipzilla

I am sure that you would consider yourself a rational and sane person. Well, most days. Have you ever wondered how you can go from a normal rational person to a relationshipzilla in about 60 seconds flat? Relationshipzilla is loosely defined as that monster that rears its head anytime we feel our relationship is in […] Read more…

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The Bungee Cord Breakup

  Like the wildly popular book suggests, it truly is a break up because it’s broken. Generally, breakups happen when there have been many attempts to better the relationship and nothing works. I am obviously in favour of trying to restore relationships and don’t take the ending of a relationship lightly, but that being said, […] Read more…

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Announcement: Introducing The Love Compass

Hello dear friends! I’d like to have a family chat to keep you all up to date on a few changes that have happened. I had originally founded the blog in October 2013 under ericadjossa.com. There has been such an amazingly positive response from all of the readers and the blog has even managed to […] Read more…

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Is Love Worth the Risk?

To love or not to love, that is still the question. As we discussed last week, we all have a story of heart break in our lives. We begin life young, naïve, and overly trusting. We wear our hearts on our sleeves and depend upon others to meet our needs. Then, we inevitably get our […] Read more…

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The Difference Between Having a Fearful Avoidant Attachment Style and Being Fearful of Relationships

We all have a story of heartbreak in our lives. We can remember the first time we fell in love, too hard too soon, and inevitably got our heart broken. For some, this led to hardening our hearts and swearing to never give anyone that much power over it/us again. Others may have taken this […] Read more…

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Relationship Expert Dr. Wendy Walsh Has Recruited Me to Join Her Team!

Emmy Award nominated Dr. Wendy Walsh is North America’s most prominent and sought after relationship expert. She is the former co-host on the TV show The Doctors and is featured weekly as a part of the Behaviour Bureau on Dr. Drew’s show on HLN. She appears regularly on CNN, and shows such as The View, […] Read more…

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