Connection is a Fundamental Need - Deepstash

Connection is a Fundamental Need

  • Being around people fulfills a deep human need: connection with others.
  • The need for connection is the need for stable, positive, intimate relationships.
  • Belonging is about feeling protected by your group; intimacy is about loving, caring for, and protecting others with whom you have a close relationship.
  • Close connections hinge on what psychologist Carl Rogers calls unconditional positive regard.


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