Emotional cords and attachments are created within relationships and during emotional events. If you have had a strong emotional response to an individual, incident or occurrence that lasted more than 15 minutes, you have create an emotional cord to them or it. We naturally have emotional cords and attachments within relationships. These cords can impact our emotions and produce triggers that we may or may not be aware of. When we cut and release these cords, it allows us to become free of the triggers and emotional behaviors that no longer serve us.