Love bombing between adults? Not good. Think: an onslaught of romantic gestures that comes off as all lovey-dovey but is really just a tactic to gain power. In other words, it’s a behavior that’s typically considered narcissistic and manipulative.
But when it comes to children, love bombing can actually be a powerful emotional and behavioral reset tool if utilized by thoughtful grownups. So how do parents and caretakers implement love bombing without crossing into the dangerous, toxic territory? Here’s what you need to know.