Relational Needs

Relational Needs Security Physical and emotional vulnerabilities are protected, honoured and preserved The absence of actual or anticipated anger Validation To be validated and affirmed as being significant Our thoughts, and feelings are validated as significant and important to another person, someone cares about how things are for us. Acceptance Acceptance by a stable dependable and protective other. The need to look up to and rely upon ,parents, teachers, elders and mentors, to gain protection, encouragement, and information by a reliable significant other. Confirmation of personal experiences, to be in the presence of someone similar someone who understands because he or she has ‘been there’,or is ‘like me’,... Read More »