Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. But why should you listen to what others tell you to value? By Isaac Huss. You are dating a guy. Peter Lovenheim is a journalist and the author of The Attachment Effect:
Therefore, their attachment system goes haywire as a means of survival.
They have a unique ability to sense when their relationship is being threatened. If your avoidant partner is not ready to talk about his or her emotions and needs personal space, be patient and give it to them, as pushing or pressuring them will only make them more likely to withdraw.