Read all about empathy: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empathy http://www.psychologytoday.com/basics/empathy
Want to send a message of You’re Still the One….this is such a sweet video, evocative of love and connection….sending the message of let’s start over. Come on, life, relationships…never perfect…..start over…breathe and be in love.
A wonderful blog post on handsfreemama exemplifies the simple, wordless act of being authentically there for another suffering human being without words. http://www.handsfreemama.com/2012/08/21/loving-a-child-through-the-challenges-of-life/
Interestingly, a version of “primal panic” is commonly seen in adult relationships when one partner in a bonded pair becomes suddenly emotionally unavailable to the other.
I find it so amazing that the innate sense to nurture and provide for primal needs shows up in the strangest places.
“A society which values it’s children must cherish their parents.” John Bowlby Below is a link to a wonderful video on the history of attachment theory and it’s applications to psychotherapy: