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Does everyone just want to be loved?
Therefore, it makes sense that belonging is a basic human need, recognized by Maslow in his hierarchy of needs. Everyone wants to be loved, whether it’s by a spouse, partner, child, parent, pet, other relative, friend, colleague, or just a kind stranger who reaches out a helping hand.
Why do humans feel the need to be loved?
The need for affection solidifies our desire to know we are compatible with another human being, even if the relationship is on the friendship or familial level. It creates a sense of harmony in a relationship, especially when it is an intimate one, according to about.com.
Is it true that love is not for everyone?
No it isn’t true… Everyone has to be loved. Love is a feeling, just like the way we have the feeling of happiness and sadness. We can never say that “happiness is not meant for all”, and so is it the same for Love too.
Why do I always want to be held?
Most of us know what it feels like to be hugged and held when we’re feeling down, anxious or distressed. It also triggers a flood of ‘feel-good’ hormones such as endorphins, oxytocin and serotonin, which create a sense of euphoria.
Is it bad to just want to be loved?
It’s OK to want love. That’s a sentence that so few people say and yet so many need to hear, and truly accept. It’s a part of how we function as human beings. It’s OK to want love and it’s OK to refuse to settle for anything less than that true, heart-to-soul connection.
Why do we want to be loved?
Everyone wants to be loved, to be liked, to be celebrated, to have someone who accepts us no matter what. We want to have people to turn to when a crisis hits.
Are You pursuing the need to be loved?
In the surveys that I have conducted, people rate “having healthy relationships” as one of their top goals—on par with the goal of “leading a happy and fulfilling life.” In our pursuit of the need to be loved, however, most of us fail to recognize that we have a parallel need: the need to love and care for others.
Do you have a parallel need to love others?
In our pursuit of the need to be loved, however, most of us fail to recognize that we have a parallel need: the need to love and care for others. This desire, it turns out, is just as strong as the need to be loved and nurtured.
Why is the desire to love and care for others hard-wired?
We know that the desire to love and care for others is a hard-wired and deep-seated because the fulfillment of this desire enhances our happiness levels. Expressing love or compassion for others benefits not just the recipient of affection,…