Relationships

Attachment Styles

Attachment Styles – What are they and why do they matter?

Attachment refers to the bond that an infant forms with their caregiver. How an infant attaches to their caregiver will influence their future social, cognitive, and emotional development. Typically, infants attach to their parents, but they can also attach to other primary caregivers.   Why is it important to understand the attachment theory? And why …

Attachment Styles – What are they and why do they matter? Read More »

attachment styles

Attachment styles and what they mean for adult relationships

Attachment, also known as attachment bond, refers to the emotional connection you form as an infant to your primary caregiver – typically your parents. Research has shown that the emotional bond we share with our adolescent caregivers has a direct impact on the ways in which we develop bonds in emotionally intimate relationships as adults. …

Attachment styles and what they mean for adult relationships Read More »

How Attachment in Childhood affects Adult Relationships

Did you know that some of your earliest experiences with your parents can have an immense impact on your relationships as an adult – even intimate ones? British psychiatrist John Bowlby and American psychologist Mary Ainsworth both theorised that this is what is called the ‘attachment theory’, where the early stages of your relationships (most …

How Attachment in Childhood affects Adult Relationships Read More »

Call Now Button