The Third Attachment In Infants And Adults

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The third attachment is avoidant; which occurs when someone has a hard time to connecting with others. People with this kind of attachment fear being left by their partner, thus, resulting in pushing their partner or the caregiver away from the infant. This attachment creates a separation between the caregiver and infant. According to the book Human Sexuality, this particular act in infants and adults signifies them in an attempt to defend themselves from rejection. A perfect example of this is my very close family friend Alicia (given name). After separating from her longest relationship, she was having a hard time accepting the fact that he had left her. This influenced her to not trusting anyone and become anti-social for a longest period
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