Category: Relationships

What is a Negative Bid?

I recently created a video, The Smallest Units of Intimacy, describing "bids" as any attempt a partner makes to try to connect with their partner. It could be a bid …

Managing Conflict: Key Points

Conflict actually provides an opportunity for intimacy and closeness in a relationship. When each partner expresses what is important and what they need, then out of conflict comes a deeper …