I rarely write about attachment beyond the role it plays in childhood resilience. This is despite having a strong professional and personal interest in it (as well as having taught the topic for more than a decade). 1,920 more words
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"I Will Never Recover from This": Quote from Mother Who Unjustly Lost Custody of Children in Family Court
Picture quote based on a comment from Frances, a mother and victim of family court.
Frances lost custody of two infants after informing the family court that her ex had been previously investigated for sexual abuse, and that his mother considered him to be a “sexual predator”. 391 more words
John Bowlby was a psychoanalyst who believed in the idea that mental and behavioural problems could be attributed to early childhood. Bowlby’s evolutionary theory of attachment suggest that children are born into this world pre-programmed with an instinct to form attachments with others as this is a useful trait that will help them to survive. 1,220 more words