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Unformatted text preview: • Denial of attachment • Dismissing • Counter dependent • Emphasize achievement and self-reliance, maintaining self worth at the expense of intimacy • Dismissing and fearful groups report less comfort with closeness than the secure and • Dismissing individuals involve excessive coldness. Fearful • Fear of attachment • Avoidant • Socially avoidant, desire intimacy but distrust others, avoid close involvements which may lead to loss or rejection, discomfort with closeness • Fearful - interpersonal problems involve social insecurity and lack of assertiveness • Fearful – reported less confidence in self and others and more discomfort with closeness, need for approval, and preoccupations with relationships as compared with dismissing ones...
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2010 for the course HRTM 197 at San Jose State.