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Power, A. (2018). What kind of courtship sets a couple up for long-term attachment: romance, arranged marriage, or online matching-making?. Att: New Dir. in Psychother. Relat. Psychoanal., 12(1):25-34.

(2018). Attachment: New Directions in Psychotherapy and Relational Psychoanalysis, 12(1):25-34

What kind of courtship sets a couple up for long-term attachment: romance, arranged marriage, or online matching-making?

Anne Power

This paper looks at different routes into a long-term couple attachment. It asks some preliminary questions about the differences between them and how effective they may be at helping individuals make a lasting and mutually fulfilling bond. It distinguishes between the experience of being in love and that of a long-term attachment bond; there is recognition that the transition from one to the other may be especially challenging for people with insecure attachment patterns. The conclusion suggests that a family background with secure attachments is beneficial for those using any of these three main routes into relationship.

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