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The lack any faith that emotional closeness will endure because they were often abandoned or neglected as children, and now, as adults, they frantically attempt to silence the “primal panic” in their brain by doing anything it takes to keep connection. (The shut their dependency needs and feelings off altogether, to escape the pain of having their longings ignored or rejected.) It’s not need, then, that engenders neediness.It’s fear— fear of our own needs for connection and the possibility that they won’t ever be met.That’s what hurtles us into the abject despair of neediness.The only way to get rid of a need is to satisfy it, and the more anxious we are about having it, the more quickly we want it met.Take care, Craig Malkin Dear Craig, This article definitely hit something important.
They're often so uncomfortable with people's needs that their capacity for empathy and love (let alone holding) is extremely limited. If you test out your needs in your relationships, you often find out pretty quickly who likes to hold (and be held back).I just have to know what triggers it so i'd be ready when it is coming on. Only when I get that intimate closeness (not sexual), that I'm holding someone in my arms, that I would take care of them, (and them me) that I might feel some relief or distraction, which in today's society is hard to come by. I get pretty concerned about it but between my independence (fear of betrayal, and mean people) combined with social anxiety, and lol, feminism (women don't need the man for anything anymore), I go years between getting any of my neediness fulfilled. At some point you eventually just kind of give on people, I think I'll just go get a dog instead.Not that a dog isn't great, but I think you deserve a chance at finding that "holding." One prominent researcher believes it's a basic human need.Attachment researchers, who also examine needy behavior, have arrived at a similar conclusion.
At the heart of attachment theory is the assumption that we all—all of us—have a basic, primal drive to connect.The researchers discovered a healthy version of dependency, one that involves a valuing of relationships. Instead of trying to get rid of the feeling, try to understand it.Not only does that make it easier for you to recognize and express your needs more clearly, it teaches you how to tolerate them. Needy people often attract dates or friends who reinforce their neediness— people who crave connection, just like everybody else, but seem loathe to express the desire (they’re often avoidant).Oh, and I suspect he may be an avoidant which doesnt help matters.