The dynamics that emerge in the case study, …like a rolling stone, can be understood via the construct of constancy. When you think about Ashley’s developmental history, what has been compromised for her? How does this relate to constancy? What are the implications for her future social-emotional development considering the deficits that existed in her object relational history? How does an understanding of what Mary Ainsworth identifies as crucial in the communication between a child and her mother relate to this case study?