So far we have been exploring attachment patterns and styles that are organized, even though some might also be recognized as insecure. We have to remember that attachment behaviours become organized in order to increase proximity to caregivers and the emotional availability of others. For example, as we have seen, one way to increase the responsivity of an unpredictable parent or partner is to increase the frequency and intensity of attachment behavioural displays. The individual still cannot take the partner’s availability for granted, hence the insecurity, but the attachment behaviour has been organized in such a way as to increase the chances of the attachment figure responding at times of needs.
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