Summary Of John Bowlby's Attachment Theory

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In 1969, John Bowlby made the connection that formed relationships and attachments to caregivers contributes to future development and growth. The attachment theory focuses on relationship association between caregivers and their children. Children who established a foundation with a caregiver despite their biological relation, gain much needed support. Establishing support, encourages a child’s development. The comfort of safety, allows children to feel secure in taking risks (Groman, 2012). Exploring Groman’s article further, on the attachment theory, she states, “it is in our first relationship, usually with our mother, that much of our future well-being is determined (Groman, 2012).” The main point of this article is the importance of consistency
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