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Is your partner not into you anymore or simply avoidantly attached? Relationship expert helps you figure it out

Published on Jun 19, 2024 06:00 AM IST
  • From exploding emotionally to repeatedly seeking assurance, here are a few things to avoid with an avoidant partner.
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When the partner has avoidant attachment style, it can be difficult for them to express how they feel or what they want from the relationship. "Remember, many folks with avoidant attachment want to build a connected, loving, long-term relationship. And they have needs unique to that style. You can support them while also helping to create a secure relationship that heals both of you," wrote relationship specialist Rose Viggiano. Here are a few things that we must avoid when the partner has an avoidant attachment. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 19, 2024 06:00 AM IST

When the partner has avoidant attachment style, it can be difficult for them to express how they feel or what they want from the relationship. "Remember, many folks with avoidant attachment want to build a connected, loving, long-term relationship. And they have needs unique to that style. You can support them while also helping to create a secure relationship that heals both of you," wrote relationship specialist Rose Viggiano. Here are a few things that we must avoid when the partner has an avoidant attachment. (Unsplash)

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We should refrain from constantly seeking reassurance about how they feel for us. This can make them feel suffocated in the relationship.  (Pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 19, 2024 06:00 AM IST

We should refrain from constantly seeking reassurance about how they feel for us. This can make them feel suffocated in the relationship.  (Pexels)

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We should be careful to never interrupt their personal space. Avoidant attachers need their me time and we should let them recharge their mind and body, in that time.  (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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We should be careful to never interrupt their personal space. Avoidant attachers need their me time and we should let them recharge their mind and body, in that time.  (Unsplash)

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We should maintain peace in the relationship by expressing our concerns and emotions in a calm and healthy manner. Exploding emotionally can affect an avoidant attached partner.  (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 19, 2024 06:00 AM IST

We should maintain peace in the relationship by expressing our concerns and emotions in a calm and healthy manner. Exploding emotionally can affect an avoidant attached partner.  (Unsplash)

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An avoidant attached partner needs time to figure out problems and conflicts. We should not pressurise them and seek immediate solutions.  (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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An avoidant attached partner needs time to figure out problems and conflicts. We should not pressurise them and seek immediate solutions.  (Unsplash)

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Instead of projecting worst-case scenarios or overthinking about their behaviour, we should understand that an avoidantly attached partner needs their alone time.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jun 19, 2024 06:00 AM IST

Instead of projecting worst-case scenarios or overthinking about their behaviour, we should understand that an avoidantly attached partner needs their alone time.(Unsplash)

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