Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help You Find - And Keep - Love

  • von Amir Levine, Rachel S. F. Heller
  • Sprecher: Walter Dixon
  • 7 Std. 9 Min.
  • ungekürztes Hörbuch


Is there a science to love? In this groundbreaking audiobook, psychiatrist and neuroscientist Amir Levine and psychologist Rachel S. F. Heller reveal how an understanding of attachment theory - the most advanced relationship science in existence today - can help us find and sustain love.
Attachment theory forms the basis for many best-selling books on the parent/child relationship, but there has yet to be an accessible guide to what this fascinating science has to tell us about adult romantic relationships - until now. Attachment theory owes its inception to British psychologist and psychoanalyst John Bowlby, who in the 1950s examined the tremendous impact that our early relationships with our parents or caregivers has on the people we become. Also central to attachment theory is the discovery that our need to be in a close relationship with one or more individuals is embedded in our genes.

In Attached, Levine and Heller trace how these evolutionary influences continue to shape who we are in our relationships today. According to attachment theory, every person behaves in relationships in one of three distinct ways: "anxious" people are often preoccupied with their relationships and tend to worry about their partner's ability to love them back. "Avoidant" people equate intimacy with a loss of independence and constantly try to minimize closeness. "Secure" people feel comfortable with intimacy and are usually warm and loving. Attached guides listeners in determining what attachment style they and their mate (or potential mates) follow. It also offers a wealth of advice on how to navigate relationships more wisely, given a listener's attachment style and that of his or her partner. An insightful look at the science behind love, Attached offers a road map for building stronger, more fulfilling connections.


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liked the narrator,
lots of interesting studies
and came to the conclusion that they should include that into curriculum at schools because sex ed has been included for the real physiological problems that can arise from a lack of knowledge- so it should be a standard that people learn about the real physiological effects of two attachment types clashing- it is a real healt issue and pretty easy to be understood and therefore avoided.
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- Immanuela

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great complete book on attachment styles with lots of examples, very insightful and even thrilling sometimes despite the scientific nature if the content
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- Matty

Weitere Infos zum Titel

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 30.12.2010
  • Verlag: Gildan Media, LLC