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What are the three romantic attachment styles described by Shaver and colleagues? Briefly describe one, and give an example of how it might 'look.' How are these similar to early attachment styles described by researchers such as Bowlby and Ainsworth?

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The romantic attachment styles described by Shaver and colleagues seem to embody Bowlby and Ainsworth's premises: secure, anxious-ambivalent, and avoidant.

One article shows that Shaver and colleagues actually use four types: secure, fearful/avoidant, dismissive-avoidant, and preoccupied attachment styles as suggested by this research:

Edenfield, J. L., Adams, K. S., & Briihl, D. S. (2012). Relationship Maintenance Strategy Use By Romantic Attachment Style. North American Journal Of Psychology, 14(1), 149-162.

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