We need other people! Our greatest joys—and our greatest hurts—come in our relationships. How can we improve our friendships and bonds of every kind?
All human beings, regardless of age, sex, nationality or social background, have an innate desire for connections with others. Without them, life is dull, empty, without purpose and without enjoyment. Our relationships help make us who we are and contribute greatly to our quality of life.
From the moment of birth, we seek out others and crave security—the feelings of being connected, appreciated and loved. We can gain those things from parents, grandparents, siblings and other relatives. We also seek friendships and affirmation from friends, neighbors and coworkers.
As we mature, we naturally seek more intimate relationships, learning and hopefully one day growing into Read More...