Tag Archive for: closure

Peeling the onion: How many matches survive to the completion of programs?

by David L. DuBois  Here’s a good question from Nina Jonson, Mentoring Partnership of Minnesota Director of Training and Outreach:  I am very new to the field of mentoring and am still plowing through research.  I got a question from a program wondering what is the average rate of success for matches (basically, what percentage […]

Why It Is Not Always Possible To Get Closure

Dr.  Jennifer Harman (partially abridged and reposted from ScienceofRelationships.com) Attachment theorists would argue that closure occurs when we eliminate ambiguous feelings we have toward a person who we feel emotionally connected.2 … Dr. Gary Lewandowski has researched what happens to our “self” when we experience relationship loss. He found that the more we self-expand in our relationships—meaning, […]