1. The importance of avoiding attachment.
"Last year I volunteered at an orphanage in South Africa. While at the orphanage I had the opportunity of working along with the local workers to take care of the children. On most days, I would help the children with their work or I would do house chores. There are two children who lost their parents at a very young age, so I took it upon myself to spend a lot of time with them. They called me their mother and they were often sad when I left the orphanage to go to my apartment"
Based on the story above, is it likely that the children who the volunteer became close to, would develop an attachment disorder?
2. Attachment disorder.
When a child is showing claiming behaviour or evasive behaviour, it could mean that the child is insecurely attached. This in turn can lead to attachment disorder.
3. Avoiding attachment
All of the following are ways in which volunteers can avoid becoming too attached to children, except for one. Which one?