People with secure attachments tend to feel comfortable with themselves and their relationships.
Securely attached individuals tend to have happier, long-lasting relationships.
You feel comfortable sharing your feelings with your partner and are able to turn to your partner for support.
People with anxious attachments tend to worry more about romantic relationships.
You may fear that your partner does not feel the same way about you as you do about him or her, or you might be concerned that your partner will leave you.
You might even want to become very close to your partner, but worry that this will scare the other person off.
All of this anxiety can take a serious toll on your self-esteem and self-concept.
People with avoidant attachments tend to have difficulty with love and forming close, intimate relationships.
You may feel uncomfortable sharing your thoughts, feelings and ideas with your romantic partner.
In some cases, you might even come up with excuses to avoid intimacy.
People with fearful attachments tend to crave emotional intimacy yet fear being hurt. This style of attachment tends to be rare and may mean that you have overcome trauma during early childhood and adolescence.
While you have a strong desire to love and be loved, you find it difficult to trust your partner's intentions.