Ep 1: Why Do We Push and Pull in Our Relationships?
Most couples can relate to the dynamic of one person wanting more closeness and the other needing more space. Psychologists often refer to this as the Pursuer/Distancer Dynamic. Recent research has shown that couples stuck in this mode are actually at the highest risk for divorce. In this episode, we discuss this common relationship problem with Dr. Lisa Firestone, who explains the source of this dynamic and offers practical advice for how each person in the couple can shift their own behaviors to break free from this frustrating pattern and ultimately create the loving relationship they desire.