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attachment theory


She’s been reading about attachment theory and decided to let the baby sleep in their bed for early bonding.
  commonly accepted theory that children need a secure relationship with an adult for normal social and emotional development
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  • She’s been reading about attachment theory and decided to let the baby sleep in their bed for early bonding.
  • There is drama in her words, underscoring her emotional attachment to the building.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • She sighed as she sat back, wondering if Hunter had any emotional attachment to the last piece of fudge.
    Nora Roberts  --  Summer Pleasures
  • Aside from the fact that selling a house is typically the largest financial transaction in your life, and that you probably have scant experience in real estate, and that you may have an enormous emotional attachment to your house, there are at least two pressing fears: that you will sell the house for far less than it is worth and that you will not be able to sell it at all.
    Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner  --  Freakonomics

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  • Many studies have been performed to try to determine exactly why some humans Imprint and some do not, but though there are several determining factors, such as emotional attachment, relationship between the human and the vampyre pre-Change, age, sexual orientation, and frequency of blood drinking, there is no way to predict with certainty whether a human will Imprint with a vampyre.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Betrayed
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Associated words [difficulty]:   attachment theory [8]
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