Fearful avoidant attachment. Never reading the email creates a compounding paralyzing dread. Maternal deprivation. Empathy, altruism, and prosocial behavior. Helen Fisher's Theory. As a result, a person who has fearful-avoidant attachment disorder often gets into abusive relationships. Retrieved July 13, I feel so distressed tonight. Older Post Home. I kept going back to a bad therapist for 7 years. Securely attached people tend to have positive views of themselves and their attachments. Greenberg, D. I started to see him because of depression. Want to learn more?