This book is educational in a way that should be part of our foundational education as humans. I appreciate the structure for effective communication immensely. Communication in a relationship is a skill that is so basic that we often assume that it is inherent. It is not.
Many thanks to the authors for their incite.
So much good stuff in here! After following many wrong paths to love, this book taught me how to understand myself and other people in compassionate and healthful ways. Highly recommended!
I enjoyed listening to the book and thought the narrator was wonderful. The theory makes sense, and I can see ways to apply it in my own life.
However, about 2 hours into the book I had totally gotten the point they were trying to make. The theory was well explained at the beginning of the book, so toward the end I was tired of listening instead of hoping that there would be more. Also, there was a good chunk of the book dedicated to quizzes and questionnaires that are just not something you can do while driving.
This book is for everyone. No matter who you are, where you're from, its a must read and you will wish you had this book in your life sooner. Even if you are secure, it will help you understand the people around you who aren't. It's not just dating advice based on opinion, it's all fact and well researched, you will be amazed. Every story example, I could think of another couple in which it sounded just like them. One sounded just like me and my ex. He was anxious and I, a woman, am avoidant. I'm not gonna lie, this book made me cry a little. It's a lot to think about and if you're not secure, you will suddenly have answers for why you act the way you do and won't feel so alone in your issues. Although it reads from a scientific point of view, its still an easy read as it gives you lots of examples and scenarios you can relate to. I will continue to read this over and over throughout my life to sort of try to brainwash myself into being secure. It will help you and give you hope to becoming a secure.
Greetings. My brother introduced me to Audible in 2011. Since, nothing but enjoyment. Hopefully my reviews are very useful to you. Enjoy!
It raises your awareness of your own weaknesses. Clearer understanding of who you are and just as important what traits the person you are dealing with has that can signal a red flag.
Clear voice nice to listen to. He's voice is charming and soothing.
The story of Marsha was incredible, it almost made me cry, having to put up with so much abuse from her boyfriend for years only to realize that he would not change nor her need for reassurance from her partner: an avoidant man that craved to do as he pleased, not taking her into account and treating her like the enemy.
To Communicate effectivle is a flawless tactic recommended on the book that i look forward to practice more often on every relationship.
To understand about attachment styles is key to identify what is best for a healthy relationship and peace of mind, specially if your attachment style is insecure.Although this book is based upon scientific research it is pretty understandable.
Great application of childhood phycological principles applied to adult relationships. Really Resonated.
This book provides a very compelling theory on how love attachment can affect your future relationships, and how you can find happiness within your relationship once you understand the dynamics of it.
"If you want to take the road to independence and happiness, first find the right person to depend on, and travel down it with them..."