Can a Disorganized Attachment Style Be Overcome?

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No individual needs to be defined by the actions or behavior of their parents.
However, the attachment strategies we form early in our lives for dealing with our parents and caregivers can significantly shape how we relate to ourselves, others, and our environments (Levy & Orlans, 2014).
Infants who continuously experience fear and trauma from their parents may develop a disorganized attachment, marked by unpredictable behavior and emotional responses, including withdrawal, anxiety, anger, and defiance (Marrone, 2014).
This article explores the nature and origin of disorganized attachment, along with strategies to support children and adults in building more helpful and healthy connections.
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