The gnawing need for meaningful relationships is a survival signal. Just like a fever, it should not be ignored.
posted on July 1, 2013 - 9:08am
People need people. Human beings are wired to be a part of something more than themselves, instinctively uniting as couples, bonding as families, joining groups, building cities and creating civilizations. A social species, people who are forced to live in isolation or even just perceived social isolation (loneliness) do not fare well.