For thousands of years the human love experience has been pondered: What is the nature of, and what causes, all those sensations, thoughts, feelings, desires, and sense of “love?” And why does this once seemimgly fulfilling experience also bring so much pain?
The modern sciences of psychology and neurology have been slowly but surely establishing a body of knowledge about the mind and how it works in relationships. This emerging field called “interpersonal neurobiology” is in its infancy. That said, these are very exciting times, since enough information has emerged to begin connecting some of the major dots, shedding REAL light on questions like these:
How might my mind impact my ability to be in a successful marriage? What is happening in my mind/brain when I feel upset with my spouse? Why does our minds take over in a heated argument? How come my partner seems to have mentally checked-out of the marriage? What are scientifically-validated methods for creating a positive, healthy and happy marriage?