For years, scientists have believed that the nurture and love we receive from our parents when we are an infant, determines how we are when we are older. We learn very early on to trust and love and the relationship you have with your parents when you are a baby can affect relationships you have later in life. For example, researchers say that a mistreated infant may turn argumentative in stressful situations, while nurtured babies tend to deal with stress more skillfully.
Researchers Simpson, Collins, and Salvatore put babies and their mothers in high-tension situations and then years later researched the babies’ relationships. The researchers found that there is a link between the situations babies are put in and the relationship to the mother, and later relationships and stress management. However, they also found that although there is a link, it is not an extremely strong factor. You can learn to love, trust, and throughout your life, even if something traumatic did happen in your infancy.
"Hi Blakelement! The first line of your post was very attention grabbing! It ..."
"Hi Lukewarm! That stats included in your post were shocking! It's crazy to ..."
"Hi Lobiotic! I really like how your post connected to people in your ..."
"Hi ITSALIVE! This is a really informative post about the higher rate ..."
"Hi emdaniels, thank you for sharing this interesting research on the ability of ..."