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Adult Attachment

Attachment theory is a theory of the close affectional bonds that remain with us throughout life. A primary motivation in all people is the need to seek and maintain contact with others. Si... [more]

Attachment Continuum

Attachment Disorders range in severity. In fact, the attachment continuum runs from securely attached through degrees of attachment issues all the way to those who suffer from severe attach... [more]

Attachment Problems

John Bowlby defined attachment as the affectional tie between two people. It begins with the bond between the infant and mother. This bond becomes internally representative of how the chil... [more]

Bonding and Attachment: When it Goes Right

Bonding and attachment are both cornerstones of human development, essential to a child’s stable functioning as she grows. Bonding and attachment are terms that are often used inter... [more]

What Is Attachment?

Attachment is the deep and enduring connection established between a child and caregiver in the first several years of life. It profoundly influences every component of the human condition ... [more]

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