Many studies have found modest but significant levels of attachment continuity across the lifespan, from infancy to adulthood (Shaver and Mikulincer 2004: 41; Grossmann et al. 2005). This indicates that attachment organization remains moderately stable for most children and young adults (Ammaniti et al. 2000). Whatever your attachment happens to be as a young child, the chances are reasonably strong that you will have that same attachment status twenty or more years later.
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