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Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love

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Heralded by the New York Times and Time as the couples therapy with the highest rate of success, Emotionally Focused Therapy works because it views the love relationship as an attachment bond.

This idea, once controversial, is now supported by science, and has become widely popular among therapists around the world. In Hold Me Tight, Dr. Sue Johnson presents Emotionally
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Hardcover, 300 pages
Published April 8th 2008 by Little, Brown Spark (first published January 1st 2008)
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Vanessa Hi, I know I'm a bit late here but just wanted to say that yes, I do think it's good if you're single and exploring your attachment issues. Now I…moreHi, I know I'm a bit late here but just wanted to say that yes, I do think it's good if you're single and exploring your attachment issues. Now I understand why I react and behave the way I (and others) do -- wish I had known this in previous relationships. It really gets to the root of things. Hope this helps.(less)

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Dr. Sue Johnson is a world-renowned expert in the field of couples therapy. She is a clinical psychologist,researcher, professor, best-selling author. Topics Dr. Johnson addresses include: attachment and bonding, the science of love, interventions to repair relationships, and forgiveness. Dr. Johnson is the primary developer of Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), a highly effective, research-backed ...more
“In insecure relationships, we disguise our vulnerabilities so our partner never really sees us.” 21 likes
“If I appeal to you for emotional connection and you respond intellectually to a problem, rather than directly to me, on an attachment level I will experience that as “no response.” This is one of the reasons that the research on social support uniformly states that people want “indirect” support, that is, emotional confirmation and caring from their partners, rather than advice.” 12 likes
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