When Opposites Attract [Insecure Attachment]
Updated: Sep 17, 2019
In this clip, I am asked where I might begin working with a couple that is a case of ‘when opposites attract.’
And usually, in this scenario, the question becomes: “Will it ever be healthy between me and my partner? How can I get them to x, y, z, so we can make this work?”
Often, there is a primary focus on the “problem,” but usually the only way through is to identify the positive.
Additionally, there is often a need to rephrase the question.
So, the question is not, “Is it healthier for me to stay or to go,” but rather, “Can I hold my sense of self sovereignty and maintain loving regard for both myself and my partner, as we explore this contrast created by the differences in each of our evolving investigations into this lifetime?”
“Can I release this idea that potential must be realized in order to be conscious, because unfulfilled potential is as valid as any experience, and all experiences are worthy of investigation, and inform the collective consciousness, anyway?”
“And can I trust that if my life’s processes and investigations invite me to explore my values and need satisfaction, beyond the original contract for this specific relationship, that I have it within my power to either revise that contract, or dissolve it completely, without needing to relinquish the love that I feel for this person?”
“Because there is plenty of love to go around. Because I am love. And no revision of the external world could detract from what I find valuable and lovable about my partner, or what I find valuable or lovable about me.”
If this sounds good to you, I invite you to check out the video for more!
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Licensed and Board Certified Creative Arts Therapist
Author, Educator and Reiki Practitioner