A blog about the healing power of intimacy and love by Nicola Foster
An overview and introduction to attachment theory and the 4 styles by Nicola Foster, Relationship Therapist and Coach.
Do you count kisses on your texts?
Do you love close connection but then find it’s too much?
Do reach out repeatedly to your partner more after a disagreement? (and find yourself surprised that you’re doing it!)
If you’ve answered yes to one of these, then there is a good chance you’ve been affected by attachment theory. This blog offers an introduction to the key principles of this fascinating topic of attachment theory. Understanding more about it could help you avoid some of the most common arguments and difficulties.
What is attachment theory?
Attachment theory is a powerful framework for understanding how we all differ in our approach to relationships. Attachment theory began with the work of Mary Ainsworth and John Bowlby in the 1950s. They studied how bonds formed between babies and their primary caregivers. What they...