Love and work: An attachment-theoretical perspective.

@inproceedings{Hazan1990LoveAW,
  title={Love and work: An attachment-theoretical perspective.},
  author={Cindy Hazan and Phillip R. Shaver},
  year={1990}
}
The possibility that love and work in adulthood are functionally similar to attachment and exploration in infancy and early childhood was investigated. Key components of attachment theory—developed by Bowlby, A insworth, and others to explain the role of attachment in exploratory behavior —were translated into terms appropriate to adult love and work. The translation centered on the 3 major types of infant attachment and exploration identified by Ainsworth: secure, anxious/ambivalent, and… CONTINUE READING

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