You cannot understand sexuality without first understanding the attachment dynamic, psychologist Dr. Gordon Neufeld explains. The pursuit of proximity is one of the primary emotions that drive our behavior. The main way that the immature seek proximity and closeness is through the senses – being physically close: the most primitive way of attaching.
Israeli parenting educator Shoshana Hayman continues on The Attached Family online magazine: Teens and Sex from an Attachment Perspective.
Also, learn why it’s important to help your kids foster friendships with this article from editor Rita Brhel at Why It’s Important to Help Children Make Friends.