This is one of the main dynamics that brings couples into therapy. It is the Anxious-Avoidant Cycle. So, what exactly is the Anxious-Avoidant Cycle, how does it work, and how do we perpetuate it? We also tackle the big question: Can an Anxious-Avoidant relationship work? Jen then covers four tips that will help you break out of the negative cycle. This episode is GOLD!
In this episode, we cover:
- The 4 steps of the anxious-avoidant cycle
- How your nervous system plays a role in your responses
- If an anxious/avoidant relationship can work over time
- Four tips for when you find yourself in the negative cycle