Identity and The Need to be Needed

The need to be needed is one of our fundamental desires. We want to feel significant in the eyes of others, even if it is only one other person. We want to feel like we play an important role, whet…

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2 thoughts on “Identity and The Need to be Needed”

  1. Yes, we all need our own identities, but accepted by others. The civilian response to what soldiers endure was exemplified by the return of the Vietnam vet. [I am not ‘playing down what previous soldiers endured, simply making an example.] No matter how hard a vet tries to explain what he saw and what he might have done puts suicide at the top of the solution list. IMO

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