How you react to you PARTNER impacts your Relationship

How you react to you PARTNER impacts your Relationship

pursuer/distancer relationship pattern can occur when a couple experiences relationship stress. … When the pursuer experiences relationship stress, they turn to their partner for increased closeness and reassurance. The distancer feels overwhelmed by their partner’s pursuit and withdraws to relieve anxiety.
Boy was I shocked to read the words above and the timing couldn’t have been better.  I was frustrated and Brian felt like a failure.  Our stress level was through the roof and we needed a change.  Our love for each other want not in question, but the way we communicated and understood each other’s needs were.

If you are feeling disconnected from your partner or like they aren’t understanding your needs, this may be a good place to start.  Read the articles below to get a better understanding on this pattern.

 

The Pursuer-Distancer Dynamic

 

 

How to Avoid the Pursuer-Distancer Pattern in Your Relationship

How to Avoid the Pursuer-Distancer Pattern in Your Relationship

 

Are You the Pursuer or the Distancer in Your Relationship?

 

 

 

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