Our brains are hardwired to detect any possible dangers, and to act fast in order to survive. That’s a basic pattern of the brain function. For the brain – a danger is a danger, so there is no big difference between a fire threat and an offense in close relationships. (more…)
What happens in intimate relationships when people fight? Why – suddenly – it feels like love has flown out of the window, and guards are up? Why does it become more important who is right, instead of how close we are? Why do we find so much pain when we look for love?