Early Childhood Attachment Analysis

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Description of Four Attachments
Secure attachment involved providing the child with a friendly and safe environment, regulating stable emotions while creating joyful emotions and offer possibility of positive exploration. (psychalive,2018). Ambivalent attachment is when children lack to build emotional attachment connections with the parent/caregiver and are desperate for their attention. They often face confusion, concerns, agitation and worry about receiving comfort or support from parents (psychalive, 2018). When parents grow with a specific attachment style, they will tend to react the same towards the children. Avoidant attachment is when parents makes themselves inaccessible to the child’s needs and often encouraged to self-nurtured due to the
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This often results in the fear of the child to seek support or help when they feel in need. (psychalive, 2018). Disorganized attachment is when no organization strategy is formed. When parents have a hard time figuring out the proper way to react when a crisis is happening and often act unexpectable to the situation (psychalive, 2018). For example, when the child is crying and the emotions are not acknowledged or reacted to appropriately by the parent caregiver.

Personal Early Childhood Attachment Style Growing up, being the youngest of three, I was extremely attached to my father. My mother and father divorced when I was seven years old. I felt angry because I felt as if I didn’t have the sufficient time to spend with him like my sister and brother did, age wise. He left the house and I faced confusion and to why this was going on. I felt insecure with the idea of being without a father. We will watch soccer games on tv together, go to the flea market every Sundays, play at the park together, eat our favorite food together and all of that is now gone. I questioned myself why my friends in school had her parents together and I didn’t. He started coming every Sunday to visit us, I felt as if I