Early Caregiver Experiences

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Relationships PSY/ 200 June 20, 2012 University Of Phoenix Relationships When we are babies how we are nurtured determines how we build relationships when we are older. There are three different attachment styles secure, avoidant and anxious. While we are infants if we experience warm responsive parents we will have secure have secure attachment. If we experience cold, rejecting parents or caregivers we will have anxious attachment. Anxious attachment is experienced when we have inconsistent caregivers or parents. Our early caregiver experiences affect our view of our social world. We may wonder if people are trust worthy, can we count on them for protection and support. You make ask yourself if you are a loveable person if you are…show more content…
An avoidant adult are less invested in their relationship and are more likely to leave them. They seem to be fearful and dismissing. You will more likely to have brief sexual encounters without love and commitment. If you are anxious adult love can become an obsession you may become less trusting, demand reciprocation and are generally more possessive and jealous. They tend to break up repeatedly with the same person, often get emotional and angry. We learn to trust and rely on others as an infant and that influences our relationship as adults. If parents of children this and traded children accordingly we may have adults who grow up to have healthy happy relationships. A child's early caregiver experiences are crucial in setting the stage for that child's ability to maintain intimate relationships in adulthood. A child needs consistent, nurturing caregiving in order to develop a secure base, in which the child feels that it is safe and protected in the world. Without this base, the child does not feel that it can trust or rely on its caregivers, or any other person in the entire world for that matter. Without intervention, the child grows into an adult who also feels that he or she
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