#352- Validating vs. Invalidating Conversations

#352- Validating vs. Invalidating Conversations How do you react when someone says you have upset them? Perhaps they took something personally that you didn’t intend. Do you get defensive or accuse them of overreacting? Or do you actually listen to how they feel? When in a defensive state, all you hear is blame and shame for

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#325- Journey of Attachment: My Whole Relationship Is On The Phone

#325- Journey of Attachment: My Whole Relationship Is On The Phone Technology has become a crutch for people to hide behind. It’s a haven for Avoidants! Of course technology can be used in a healthy way, but when used to hide, it becomes problematic. Suddenly the rules for engagement are super important: “I can’t call first,”

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#320- Loneliness and Disconnection

#320- Loneliness and Disconnection You don’t have to be alone to feel lonely. Loneliness is a sense of internal isolation which serves as protection. Instead of opening up and sharing your feelings, you retreat because it feels safer. This not only disconnects you from others, but also from yourself. True connection requires vulnerability, which is uncomfortable

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#307- Journey of Attachment: Where Did All The Good Men Go? A Conversation With My Hubs

#307- Journey of Attachment: Where Did All The Good Men Go? A Conversation With My Hubs Welcome to another podcast with my husband! The flood gates have opened. This time we’re talking about emotional availability and what an emotionally available man looks for in a woman. Of course the first part of that equation is that

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#306- Transparent Communication: A Conversation With My Hubs

#306- Transparent Communication: A Conversation With My Hubs Introducing… my husband! I always knew I would bring him on at some point (he has offered many times), so an email inquiry about how my husband and I communicate provided the catalyst. In our very first podcast together, Dave and I will walk you through a situation

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