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The Mystery and Ambivalence of Attachment: Seamus Heaney's Clearances

Earlier this year, RTE, Ireland’s national broadcaster ran a competition to find the nation’s best-loved poem of the last 100 years. It was an ambitious premise which wasn’t met with total approval in Irish poetry circles, but most people were happy to join in the fun, comment on the shortlist and of course the final winner. 992 more words

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Forming Secure Attachments

Forming secure attachments in infants is important for later development of healthy relationships in the child’s life. They recently up dated a study I saw in the 1980’s where a mother was shown interacting with her infant and how he would respond back to her reflective responses of her interaction. 560 more words