A Relationship With Low Self Esteem

971 Words4 Pages
The secure, anxious-preoccupied, dismissive-avoidant and fearful-avoidant attachment styles share both commonalities and differences. Desiring a romantic relationship is common in the secure, anxious-preoccupied, and sometimes in the fearful-avoidant attachment styles, this could mean that all the styles in the end lead toward a romantic relationship. Just because you are in one style does not mean that you cannot grow and slowly move to other attachment styles, all it takes is just that one moment when it all comes together for you. The desire to be in a relationship eventually leads to the adult wanting to commit and faces that they want a relationship with a person no matter what happens in the future. Having low self-esteem is common in the anxious –preoccupied and the fearful-avoidant attachments. The low self-esteem arises when the adult feels they are unworthy of their partner’s intimacy. Adults displaying these styles are usually less sociable and have lower satisfaction with themselves, which leads to low satisfaction in their romantic relationship. It is hard for adult with low self-esteem to fully commit and to deal with changes. Their own issues lead to them not being able to handle their partners’ commitment and any type of changes they may have. There are commonalities in the way that they deal with their loved one when they feel anxiety. The responsiveness issues have to do with all of the attachment styles, however responsiveness can range from zero to one
Open Document