If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk,
if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do,
you have to keep moving forward.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Why do parents need to bond with their children? Why do partners need time to reconnect? Why all the extra effort? Why can’t love just be enough (I tip my hat to just about every long song out there)?!
Study after study confirm that bonding is an essential human instinct and basic biological function that gives humans a sense of security and self-esteem. Bonding helps parents feel connected to the newest family members and children to their parents and peers. Bonding promotes marriage security. It promotes a sense of belonging and purpose within one’s community. Without constant reassurance of one’s place in our changing world, humans quickly lose their internal sense of how they fit into it. We know how we fit based on who we fit with.
Here are five simple ways to promote bonding and emotional connection with your loved ones.
Hi! I'm Dr. Linda Abdelsayed. These are just some articles I've created on various life topics. Hope you find them helpful! Check me out on the About and Contact tabs above!