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  • Writer's pictureNa-Tasha Carter

How Avoidant Attachment Develops

Updated: Dec 8, 2022

When a person has an avoidant attachment style, interacting with others can be overwhelming, scary, and emotionally exhausting altogether.

It's a never-ending cycle of wanting to connect with a partner, but also feeling terrified of it.

That's because individuals with avoidant attachments have usually experienced some degree of neglect or active rejection as a child.