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Our society often focuses on how our childhood impacts the rest of our lives. Fortunately, unhealthy childhood attachments can be replaced with good strong marriages. A recent study suggested that women who experience insecure attachments to their mothers during childhood are more apt to have insecure attachments with their own children, unless they marry men who have the capacity to attach securely to others (Lewis and Gossett, 1999).
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|