Hold Me Tight
Dr Sue Johnson has transformed the way couples and relationships are understood. Her research on the science of love offers an understanding for why we crave connection with an intimate partner and how these connections change/heal us. Much of my healing began when I understood why I needed to be held tightly--meaning I needed my partner to "hold me tight" in the sense that I could feel safe, secure, and that if I reached out to him, he would reach back for me. This is based in attachment theory, the core of our early developmental years as infants. This article gives an overview of Dr Sue's work. It also talks about sex and how it is enhanced when a partner "holds you tight."
Article written by Dr Sue Johnson on 01 January 2009