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    Adult Attachment In Life

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    Adult Attachment The ability to step back and reflect on one’s experience in life and with others can be a profound and enlightening moment. There have been several distinct times that have occurred within my thirty-two-year-old lifespan, in which I have worked hard to examining the outcomes of different life experiences that were not only individual, but also involved other people. While there are different areas of one’s personal life to look at when dealing with attachment, Bartholomew and Shaver (as cited in Broderick & Blewitt, 2015) said it best when they stated, “various forms of adult attachment arise from a continuous but branching tree of attachment experiences, beginning in infancy and developing throughout the life course,” (p.…

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    Adult Attachment Theory

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    According to adult attachment theory, if people feel safe and cared for, they will carry forward into their adult relationships a secure attachment style in which they feel confident about themselves and confident that others will treat them well (Whitbourne,2014). When babies are born they develop a secure attachment to their care giver. Usually that caregiver is the mother. This secure bond becomes the foundation for a healthy development for a child. What is important that the book states is…

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    Summary of the Proposed Article The prosed article, A Brief Overview of Adult Attachment Theory and Research, written by R. Chris Fraley, discusses research findings and theoretical ideas on the topic of adult attachment theory. He provides insight on previously developed findings related to this topic, and the behavioral and emotional patterns that transfer into his understandings on adult attachment. Past and current studies suggest that attachment behaviors are exhibited when separation…

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    The Study of Adult Romantic Attachment Bowlby’s theory of attachment explained the psychological nature of a child’s bond to their parents and the possible impact this experience can have on shaping future interpersonal relationships. (Karandashev, Benton, Edwards, Wolters p. 1) A long term partner in a romantic relationship could replace a parent according Psychologist John Bowlby. Connection and sexuality are the main system in romantic relationships. However, once a relationship continues…

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    Implications Previous research regarding attachment and caregiving have focused predominately on the parent-child (or care seeking) systems. While adult attachment and caregiving research is gaining momentum, it still lacks the much-needed attention (Collins & Feeney, 2013). With rates of cancer diagnosis continually on the rise (American Cancer Society, 2016) so is the need for family caregivers (Siegel et al., 2012). As a pivotal moment for the patient and their loved ones, treatment decisions…

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    good child-adult relationship. According to Kostelnik, Soderman, Whiren, Rupiper & Gregory (2015) having a stable relationship with an adult is essential to children’s optimal development. These relationships involve an adult as an expert and leader and the child is the follower and learner (Kostelnik, Soderman, Whiren, Rupiper & Gregory, 2015). A good relationship between an adult and a child involves having appropriate conversation. Kostelnik, et al (2015) express that one of the most valuable…

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    learn to become more dependent, or they may develop a fixation, which will later affect adult life. If an oral fixation occurs, these people may develop problems of dependency and aggression as adults as well as habits involving the mouth (Schachter, 2014) John exhibits many behaviours that suggest he has an oral fixation. The first of these behaviours would be the instances when he is found sucking his thumb. John is trying to gain gratification through his mouth by sucking his thumb. In…

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    With each caregiving routines, the infant or toddler is approached with respect of recognizing them as worthy people that involves them in an educational experience with a caregiver being able to invest quality time individual for each child. The reciprocal interactions between caregivers and children interpret their communication where caregivers learn each child’s unique ways, and the children learn the caregivers’ ways of communication, which helps children’s development as a whole person.…

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    Adult Attachment Interview During my childhood, I experienced a fair amount of ups and downs. I had a happy and joyful childhood up until the age of six or seven. I was raised by my grandmother, aunt, and mother in China while my father was working in the United States. The five years where I was raised in China before I immigrated to the United States are where my fondest memories are stored. I was very close to my mother growing up but also my aunt and grandmother. They lived in the same…

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    Avoidant Attachment Theory

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    Attachment is a reciprocal and enduring tie that is formed between two people, particularly between an infant and his or her caregiver. Both parties play a role in the quality of the relationship and the strength of the attachment that follows. Attachment is an important part of life and an adaptive characteristic because it ensures that all of the baby’s needs will be met, including those of physical and psychosocial nature. Many believe that attachment is actually a biological process in which…

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