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How can we wire our brain for love and not war? How can we train our brain to stop fighting, to listen, open up, and most importantly behave in ways that make our partner feel safe?

These essential questions are covered in Dr. Stan Tatkin's book, "Wired for Love." Today Dr. Tatkin goes into the topic deeper and shares with the audience the key aspects of wiring ourselves and our relationship for love and safety.

Click to Tweet - Our brains are wired for love or war- how can we make sure it's love we are wiring? 

Big Take Away - Feeling safe is essential to having an amazing relationship. 

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Wired for Love: How Understanding Your Partner's Brain and Attachment Style Can Help You Defuse Conflict and Build a Secure Relationship - What the heck is my partner thinking?" is a common refrain in romantic relationships, and with good reason. Every person is wired for love differently, with different habits, needs, and reactions to conflict. The good news is that most people's minds work in predictable ways and respond well to security, attachment, and rituals, making it possible to actually neurologically prime the brain for greater love and fewer conflicts.

Love and War in Intimate Relationships: Connection, Disconnection, and Mutual Regulation in Couple Therapy (Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology) - The neurobiologically-grounded and sensitive approach set forth by Solomon and Tatkin in this book is sure to transform the way clinicians understand and treat couples in therapy.

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