The Phenomenon of Attachment to the Perpetrator

In my research that I have been doing for my book on attachment disorders, I was reminded of a subject I believe I have yet to tackle here on this site. Attachment to the perpetrator sounds like a disorder on its own, but it is the natural consequence of children who are being reared by inattentive, neglectful and downright dangerous caregivers.

It is totally normal for children to bond with the adults in their lives. After all, when we are born we are unable to take care of even our most fundamental needs for our survival. Our human brains are…

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Shirley J. Davis

Shirley J. Davis

I am an author/speaker/grant writer living among the corn and bean fields of Illinois in the U.S.