Sigmund Freud 's Theory Of Psychosexual Development

908 Words Apr 12th, 2016 4 Pages
The first theory that can relate to this issue is Sigmund Freud’s theory of psychosexual development. And this is sexual and emotional development during our life course. And there is three parts to this, the id, ego, and superego. For the id it is the unconscious personality and this is present from birth. It strives for the needs, the wants, and all desires. And this relates to my story because my needs where not met at time where I needed it the most. My mom did not give that attention that so many people received from their parents at birth. I had to look for that attention somewhere else. My grandparent where there once made sure I was getting all of it. Freud’s theory also says that we cannot satisfy all this these need because we might be selfish towards other people’s need. We cannot always get what we want because we want. As humans we know that we cannot have things that is not ours. The second theory that best explain the situation I am in is Ainsworth and her colleague’s theories of attachment and John Bowlby’s theory. According to the book attachment is closeness with someone or a bond and if that is broken there is issues that comes with it. Bowlby says attachment is very important for the survival of the baby. A baby needs that person the can always depend on no matter what. They cannot go about their day without that person. And they have something called separation anxiety. And that is exactly what I went through when I left Ghana. Io had a separation…
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