Taylor talks to us about attachment theory and the four attachment styles: secure, ambivalent-preoccupied, dismissing-avoidant, and fearful-avoidant.
It’s the deepest we’ve ever doven on this topic, a fascinating psychological exploration into why we attach to other men the ways we do as gay/SSA (same-sex attracted) men, sharing our relational stories along the way. We also close the episode talking about arousal we may experience when attaching to those we love and what it means for the friendship.
Additionally, Tom, Ryan, and Jacob catch up on the last month! Ryan rode a train to Connecticut, Jacob rode a boat in Alaska, and Tom continued living out of his car while shedding pink calamine scales. We also share our “triumphant tidbits” involving vacation styles (chill or action-packed?) and the last times we felt mighty.
Finally, Jacob gets a special surprise in the form of a knock at his door that you won’t want to miss.
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Enjoy our ATTACHMENT STYLES episode! And don’t forget to comment below: What is your primary attachment style? Does it vary depending on the person or type of person (male, female, straight, gay, etc.?) to whom you’re attaching?