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Attachments

Why You Love, Feel, and Act the Way You Do
Narrated by: Christopher Solimene
Length: 13 hrs and 49 mins
3.5 out of 5 stars (22 ratings)
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The answer to why people feel and act the way they do lies in the profound effect of a child's bonding process with his or her parents. How successfully we form and maintain relationships throughout life is related to those early issues of "attachment". The author has cited four primary bonding styles that explain why people love, feel, and act the way they do.

This book is for anyone who desires closeness, especially in the most intimate relationships: marriage, parenting, close friends, and ultimately God.

©2002 Tim Clinton and Gary Sibcy (P)2017 Tantor

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"Offer[s] useful insights....it reminds us of the need to make one's relationship with God one of utter dependence." (Christian Counseling & Educational Foundation)

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  • Scott
  • Duclos, QC, Canada
  • 11-06-17

Dreadful

Narrator makes the book impossible to listen to. Might be some good info, but I gave up after an hour.

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extremely robotic narrator<br />

I really wanted to listen to this book. But I discontinued it after a chapter or two because the extremely robotic voice of the narrator was very distracting from any kind of content assimilation. that's a shame... having read the book it really is pretty good but this narrator makes it impossible to listen to.

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Buy the Book... Skip Audio Version

This book provides a nice summary of attachment theory from Christian therapists' experience and perspective. Examples of the Ambivalent, Avoidant, Disorganized, and Secure attachment styles as well as case studies are abundant and allow one to self-identify one's personal style. The theory is presented within a spiritual framework with scripture to help readers integrate faith-based precepts with concepts historically presented only from a secular perspective. The authors conclude with practices and spiritual disciplines for those actively pursuing a Christ-led life to counter-balance attachment style based challenges. That being said, the presenter's style of the audio version is distracting with emotional inflections tightly limited within each word, annunciations so precisely delivered, and diction paced such that it often sounds automated rather than read by a person. To overcome the tedious pace, consider turning up the speed (1.5 speed made it less obvious).

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This book needs a live reader.

Could. not bare to listen to the computer voice. I had to purchase a hard copy of the book. This book needs a person reading.

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Religion based.

Very religious based and quoting of scripture. There are some good things to take away from it.