Internal Working Models

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Attachment In Adults - Extending Attachment Theory
... and their close relationships on the basis of their attachment histories these "working models" are relatively stable and, as such, may be reflections of early caregiving experiences ... Experiences in earlier relationships create internal working models and attachment styles that systematically affect attachment relationships ... Working models and attachment orientations are relatively stable over time, but they are not impervious to change ...

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