Core Unmet Needs
According to Timulak et al., 2012, three core unmet needs underlie such emotional suffering; these are :
- unmet needs for safety and security
- unmet needs for love and meaningful connection to others
- unmet needs for acceptance, validation and recognition by others
Sadly, such unmet needs frequently stem from growing up in a dysfunctional family. (To read my previously published article : Dysfunctional Families : Types And Effects, click here).
Core Feelings Associated With Core Unmet Needs :