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Types of attachment, reasons why they become apparent and implications.



Secure attachment:
Able to separate from the parent as children

Having trusting and lasting relationships as adults

Seek comfort from parents when frightened as children

Tend to have good self-esteem as adults

Return of parents is met with positive emotion…

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Insecure-avoidant attachment:
May avoid parents as children

May have problems with intimacy as adults

Doesn't seek much comfort or contact from parents as children

Invests little emotion in social and romantic relationships

Shows little or no preference between parent and stranger as children

Unable or unwilling to share thoughts and…

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