“Just as predicted by attachment science, contact with a loving responsive partner is a powerful buffer against danger and threat.  When we change our love relationships, we change our brains – and change our world.”

Dr. Sue Johnson

How Does Love Work?

 

To shape love, we have to be open and responsive, emotionally as well as physically. We can see what love encompasses in studies of the fluffy little titi monkey conducted by Bill Mason and Sally Mendoza of the University of California. Females nurse their babies but don’t offer any other maternal responses. (more…)

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