I took a moment to think that assignment over, I choose to read further about attachment.
This describes the dynamics of long-term interpersonal relationships between humans. But the “attachment theory is not formulated as a general theory of relationships, however it does explain how human beings respond within relationships when hurt, separated from loved ones, or perceiving a threat.
Specially, attachment depends on the person's ability to be able to develop basic trust in their caregivers and self. It could be between a parent and a child and between romantic partners. Infants, attachment as a motivational and behavioral system directs the child to seek proximity with a familiar caregiver when they are alarmed, with the expectation that they will receive protection and emotional support. John Bowlby the first attachment theorist observed that even feedings did not diminish the anxiety experienced by children when they were separated from their primary caregivers. Instead, he found that attachment was characterized by clear behavioral and motivation patterns. When children are frightened, they will seek proximity from their primary caregiver in order to receive both comfort and care.
According to Sigmund Freud's psychoanalytic theory of personality, personality is composed of three elements. These three elements of personality - known as the id, the ego and the super ego work together to create complex human behavior , but all developing at different stages in our lives.
The ego develops in order to mediate between the unrealistic id and the external real world. It is the decision making component of personality. Ideally the ego works by reason whereas the id is chaotic and totally unreasonable.
The superego incorporates the values and morals of society which are learned from one's parents and others. It develops around the age of 3 – 5 during the phallic stage of psychosexual development.
The superego's function is to...