Now that we’ve established the importance of bonding, we can talk about how we actually do it. Safety creates trust and the conditions for investment. A skill that is necessary is empathy because people need to feel like we understand; empathy creates safety and causes bonding. Bonding also requires the activity of vulnerability. You may provide safety without stimulating people to share their fears and vulnerabilities; you must exemplify and encourage the vulnerability that leads to bonding. Click play to receive deeper insight into learning to bond.