One needs to be somewhat careful about psychological theories that are weakly supported by empirical evidence or contradicted by empirical evidence. There’s a lot of erroneous concepts floating around in the world of psychology, mainly because it isn’t rooted in the concept of falsifiability.

http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.1012.8460&rep=rep1&type=pdf

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_attachment_theory

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