The best way to be helpful to an unattached child is to direct them back to their parents. In this episode of Breaking Bread Craig Stickling answers some direct questions regarding attachment disorder. His answers are both practical and hopeful.
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Answer: Always direct the unattached child back to their parents.
Answer: No. Biological children can undergo attachment trauma in the early months of life also.
Answer: No. Each child is unique. Temperaments play a part. Some children are more disposed to connection and relationship.
Answer: Yes. While healing takes time, positive momentum and difference can be seen in surprisingly short time frames if proper supports are put in place.
Answer: Yes. God’s call to mankind, to trust Him and to walk in relationship is exactly the attachment issue. He longs for our attachment to Him as we long for our children to be attached to us.
Answer: You will be seen as trustworthy to your child.
* You will be an advocate for their healing and growth.
Answer: Nancy Thomas – Families by Design, www.attachment.org
Matthew and Fawn Bradley, www.beatitudehouse.org
Lee Anne Cooper, https://www.unplowedground.org/