One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Relating to or denoting a type of personality or behavior characterized by the avoidance of intimacy or social interaction.‘he was also anxious, avoidant, and unable to manage conflict’
- ‘People who are securely attached tend to display low anxiety, they're not avoidant and they get involved in relationships.’
- ‘They're highly anxious, they're not avoidant, they're willing to discuss their problems.’
- ‘It is also often comorbid with other mental illnesses such as bipolar, major depression, anxiety, avoidant personality disorder, OCD, OCPD, to name a few.’
- ‘Their attachment to primary carers was classified as insecure/anxious or avoidant.’
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