World-renowned couples therapist Dr. Scott Woolley joins his daughter Grace Jensen to explain the science behind falling in and out of love. Simply put, love is fueled by emotional vulnerability being seen, accepted, and reciprocated. (6:10) Because emotional safety is essential to love, being able to repair emotional wounds is vital for a continued loving relationship. (13:18) Dr. Woolley and Grace discuss the process of digging deeper, pausing to gain perspective, and how emotional perspective is crucial to healing these hurts.Typical conflict styles are described starting at 20:10. “Hold Me Tight” by Dr. Sue Johnson is highly recommended, along with her online program, which can be found here. Dr. Woolley then shares “the secret to a happy marriage” when Grace asks him what he thinks of the mantra that communication is everything. (44:55)
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