Attachment Styles

Adult Attachment and Couple Relationships

by Judith Feeney

  1. Attachment styles seem to be based on our perceptions of what??
  2. Is there evidence that attachment styles from infancy are related to adult romantic attachment? If not, why not? If so, cite one piece of evidence?
  3. What has been one issue (among many) in measuring the link between infant and adult attachment styles?
  4. Can your attachment style change? If so, what can cause that?
  5. How does their explanation of working models relate to social construction theory?

In groups in class: Determine how valid and useful this notion is to understanding romantic relationships.


COM 512 Theories of Interpersonal Communication

Fall, 2012


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