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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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These ideas show how self-actualization is about integrating all your needs into a healthy whole that enables you to grow. They explain how realizing your full human potential can connect you not only to your best possible self, but also to the people around you.

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