Influence of childhood on adult relationships

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Shaver et al
RR as adults is an integration of 3 behavioral systems [email protected]:sexuality, caregiving +attachment. ATTACHMENT, internal working model child expect the same CAREGIVING modelling behavior of PAF SEXUALITY avoidant attachment sex without love :)
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Bowlby
Attachment theory . attachment=process with continues through whole life. attachment with caregiver creates blueprint which child refers to as a basis for adult relationships. promotes safety + survival
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Hazan + Shaver
the reason why we feel more secure around partner , due to the same instincts at play which is the fact that our romantic partner acts as a safe base which we can explore from
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Simpson et al
Children followed + assessed @ 4 key points. 1yr=parent (attachment) 6-8 = teachers(peer) , 16=peers , young adult = romantic partner. showed continuation
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Rubenstein + Shaver
Lonely adults reported troubled childhood - shows the link btwn childhood + adulthood
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Qualter + Munn
Child learns their self value from peers - this can determine how they approach adult relationships
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Nangle et al
Childrens friendships act as a training ground for adult relationships e.g. sharing secrets, affection
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IDA
seems as if those with troubled childhoods = doomed , but it doesn't happen all the time. there is still a chance to develop a fully functioning romantic relationship as an adult
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