Inflated view of self & negative view of others
a. Avoidant Disorder and Emotions1. Too much control
2. Use things to soothe self
3. Keeps people at a distance
4. Doesn’t share feelings
b. Avoidant Disorder and Intimacy1. Moves away from you, distancing
themselves in relationship
2. Relates by doing
Silence for as long as you can stand it. Silent prayer. Suggest prayer or Praise and Worship.
An individual attachment style is comprised of decisions "I" have made about my world , myself and others. Those decisions that "I " have made and believe to be true explains my understanding of the principles, the rules, an the emotions of my relationships. My actions reveal if I am operating the way I am designed to operate in love or why my actions don't work when I am operating fear.
"For God did not give us a spirit of timidity (of cowardice, of craven and cringing and fawning fear), but [He has given us a spirit] of power and of love and of calm and well-balanced mind and discipline and self-control."
2 Timothy 1:7 (AMP)