30
sep

Fathers & Attachment

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Image courtesy of David Castello Dominici @ FreeDigitalPictures.net

For a long time, people have believed that only one ‘attachment relationship’ counts: that between the child and a ‘primary’ caretaker. But research now finds that babies and young children develop a spread of attachment relationships simultaneously with the adults (and children) with whom they interact regularly – including their fathers.

Download  a Research Summary on father-child attachment and watch father-infant attachment in action.