Attachment Theory

Attachment Theory

Evolutionary function: attachment behaviors promote close proximity to the caregiver so that the child can be protected from danger.
Type of attachment is influenced by care-giving behavior; children can be categorized as:
1. Secure.
2. Ambivalent (seek comfort but show anger or resistance) Avoidant.
3. Insecure-disorganized.

 

Childhood Narcissism Abuse & Emotional Neglect

C-PTSD

Codependency

Romantic Narcissism Abuse

Shame