Hot relationships don’t always keep sizzling; sometimes they start fizzling. To find out why relationships that were once hot can run cold, read on.
“What attracts people, initially, is sometimes what breaks them a part in the end,” said my mom during my aunt and uncle’s divorce. I never really understood the wisdom of this statement until I studied childhood trauma and attachment.
A human being’s need to re-master attachment-trauma is profound, yet, because it is an unconscious compulsion, people are not always aware that the attraction they feel for another person may be fueled by a desire to re-do painful childhood wounds.