ANXIOUS-AMBIVALENT ATTACHMENT STYLE

an interpersonal or relational style characterized by hesitancy in forming deeply committed relationships in case the partner leaves or abandons the individual. Despite this, the individual has a desire to form relationships. See also attachment theory.

ANXIOUS-AMBIVALENT ATTACHMENT STYLE: "A person with an anxious-ambivalent attachment style is constantly fearful of being rejected in relationships, leading them to not fully engage. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ANXIOUS-AMBIVALENT ATTACHMENT STYLE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/anxious-ambivalent-attachment-style/ (accessed November 11, 2020).
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