When it comes to our romantic relationships, being in sync is one of the key ingredients that takes our experience from good to extraordinary. If we examine non-romantic relationships among professional athletes and musicians, we can identify a few themes that, when applied to our love life, have the power to elevate our relationship satisfaction and enhance intimacy.
What comes to mind when you think about attunement in your romantic relationship?
Like many people, you probably think about the importance of emotional availability. Therapists encourage this assumption by overemphasizing the importance of feelings. After all, the majority of communication exercises for couples are built around understanding each other’s emotions. While this is important, it’s far from the full story.
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