It’s a big topic, but relationships – whether they are romanitic relationships, work relationships, family and friends, or even the relationship with yourself – have a powerful effect on the quality of our lives. As humans, we are designed to form strong bongs with others; and when those bonds are painful or destructive, it can create a devastating spiral that affects all other areas of our lives.
Many people find that they are constantly attracted to a certain type of person, despite conscious efforts to avoid the traits that have hurt them in the past. For example, repeatedly choosing abusers, users, narcissists, or cheaters – even though they had no idea when the relationship first started, that the person fitted that pattern. So, what’s happening behind the scenes?