Decoding The Causes And Signs Of Fearful Avoidant Attachment Style

In the Shadows of Attachment

Afshara

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Signs of Fearful Avoidant Attachment

Children and adults with this attachment type might only exhibit a few of the following traits, as the signs of Fearful Avoidant Attachment can differ from person to person.

On one side, some people might exhibit more traits associated with fearful attachment while others might exhibit more traits associated with avoidant attachment. Furthermore, it can be worth noting that not all of these signs point to fearful avoidant attachment; rather, they might be indications of other mental health issues including social anxiety and depression.

Let’s find out some of the signs of fearful avoidant attachment in both children and adults.

Signs in children

  • Behaving undecided about their want or desires to be with their caregiver.
  • When their caregiver is separated from them, they become upset, yet when they are with them again, they become unreasonable or uninterested.
  • Exhibiting poor self-control, as seen by frequent emotional breakdowns or temper tantrums.
  • Often feeling unsafe.
  • Having inadequate…

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Afshara

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