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Attachment theory and adult relationships

Attachment theory and adult relationships

  Attachment theory and adult relationships The style of care we receive as infants and children sets up our attachment type for our adult relationships. Attachment theory looks at three types of attachment: anxious, ambivalent and secure. The way our primary care giver treated us […]

Emotional detachment disorder

Emotional detachment disorder

  Emotional detachment disorder There are many causes of emotional detachment disorder and it manifests differently for everyone although there are core features: Emotional detachment disorder often forms in response to some sort of severe emotional trauma. As children, we are in an unequal relationship […]

The Importance of your childhood

The Importance of your childhood

  The importance of your childhood Our childhoods leave us with a lasting impression, one that affects us throughout our lives. As infants, we are a ‘blank slate’ upon which early experiences make their mark. If our parents are kind, consistent and loving we learn […]

Ten Truths About Life

Ten Truths About Life

     Truths about life   1) Your upbringing will influence you for the rest of your life Your emotional memories—of a parent you adored or feared, create pathways in the limbic part of the brain. Every time you revisit those memories, positive or negative, […]

Love Addiction

Love Addiction

  Love addiction Background/Theories as to why love addiction develops:   Love addiction starts to develop during childhood. According to John Bowlby’ s Attachment Theory – the earliest bonds are formed by children with their caregivers and the quality of this relationship has a tremendous […]