- Sep 2020
the caregiver and the quality of the relationship (33), functioning as a mediator of attachment experiences (34). These representations tend to be extended into adulthood (17). In certain cases, parents are not able to provide a safe haven for their children, offering them frightening or unpredictable caregiving (27). As a consequence, experiences of interpersonal trauma can be detrimental to the core conceptual system (35) and can become permanently imprinted in an individual’s internal working model (31), including ensuing long-lasting effects on attachment and interpersonal relationships in later life
Abuse can start as early as infancy and continue to affect the child into adulthood.
I was correct when I said that I think the lack of nurture as a child and the lack of parents affect my confidence and the way that I view relationships.
Childhood is where you begin to develop confidence... think self soothing. When they don't fear things continuously they feel same and they feel secure.