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Emancipate Your Mind: 107: Disorganized Attachment Style and High Demand Religion

In today’s episode, we explore the last of the 4 attachment styles and how high demand religion may have influenced our primary caregivers or us as children and how we relate with others.

Disorganized Attachment Style, otherwise known as Fearful-Avoidant Attachment Style, is a unique combination of both Anxious and Avoidant behaviors. Today we talk about some of the common traits those with this style of attachment may exhibit and normalize the behaviors that can feel so chaotic and confusing. We also discuss some first steps towards reprogramming the beliefs underlying the behaviors associated with this style of attachment and learning to feel safer both with yourself and in relationship with others.



Gibson, Thais. “Fearful Avoidant Attachment Style in Friendships”. October, 2020. YouTube.

Frederick, Ronald J. “Loving Like You Mean It: Use the Power of Emotional Mindfulness to Transform Your Relationships”. April 30, 2019. Central Recovery Press.

Priebe, Heidi. “How Does a Fearful Avoidant Attachment Style Develop?”. February 9, 2022. YouTube.

Durvasula, Ramani. “Narcissism and Attachment Theory”. October 25, 2021. YouTube.


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