Love Matters
with Dan Neuharth, Ph.D., MFT

Communication Skills

16 Signs of an Avoidant or Unavailable Partner

Intimate relationships require balancing closeness and distance, interdependence and autonomy. Healthier relationships flow between these poles with both partners seeking either side of the spectrum at various times.

However, when one partner consistently takes a position of distancing and autonomy, intimacy can suffer or become non-existent.