Category Archives: Attachment

Love as Dependency, Attachment, Trust, and Honesty

This chapter discusses the experience and expression of dependency, attachment, trust, and honesty in love. In positive ways, these experiences create the feelings of security and comfort, yet, in case of violation of expectations makes people suffering. One topic, which … Continue reading

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Attachment as a Collective Resource: Attachment Networks During Middle Childhood

Attachment theory is commonly used to investigate children’s psychosocial development. To demonstrate cultural variability and to advance the idea of attachment as a collective resource, we assessed children’s attachment networks during middle childhood among the Nseh, a Cameroonian clan with … Continue reading

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Beyond Attachment to Parents: Children Need Community

Natural parenting is often equated with attachment parenting, and that is fine as long as we are careful about what we mean by “attachment.”  Children are not designed, by nature, to attach just to the mother, or just to the … Continue reading

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