I Bet Half My Stuff You'll love Me Forever: Attachment Styles and Money Maps in Couples Therapy

Saturday, October 7 | 9:00 am – 9:50 am | Providence 1

Explore the integration of attachment styles and money maps in couples therapy to address the impact of these factors on couples’ financial dynamics. It highlights the influence of secure, anxious-ambivalent, and avoidant attachment styles on financial behaviors and attitudes within relationships. The proposal suggests utilizing assessment tools to identify attachment styles and negative money maps, promoting effective communication and emotional regulation, and building financial intimacy. It emphasizes the importance of incorporating financial education to empower couples in making informed financial decisions. The proposal will enhance couples’ financial well-being and relationship satisfaction by addressing attachment-related challenges and promoting healthier financial behaviors.

Heidi Augsburger