Needy is a term used to characterize a host of behaviors associated with a high need for physical or emotional attention. Neediness can be a temporary state or an ongoing personality trait.
Some people tend to exhibit characteristics of neediness more than others, and in these people, the term might be used to describe their personality. Some traits associated with neediness include:.
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Neediness is developmentally normal in children, who need attention, loveand affection to grow and develop. Some people become needy as adults when their physical or emotional needs are not met as children.
Fear can often induce neediness, and otherwise independent people may become needy when faced with a stressful situation or life-threatening illness. Neediness is somewhat relative.
For example, a person who is highly independent or who does not have many close relationships might perceive a person who desires an Fuck buddy Pocatello Idaho level of contact as needy. Neediness can become a problem for couples when one member of the couple is needier than the other.
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Couples therapy can help with this, and emotion focused therapywhich focuses on dealing with issues of attachment, can be particularly helpful. Find a Therapist Advanced Search Some mental health conditions can also contribute to chronic neediness.
People with high anxiety may appear needy, and personality-related factors such as borderline Eastbay phone number wausau can contribute to needy behavior. Individual psychotherapygroup therapy, and instituting specific strategies to cope with feelings of isolation and abandonment can be helpful. People with borderline personality frequently benefit from dialectical behavioral therapy.
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Some traits associated with neediness include: A strong need for physical closeness Difficulty with separation Anxiety A chronic need for emotional fulfillment, conversation, and attention from others Neediness is developmentally normal in children, who need attention, loveand affection to grow Beautiful women seeking sex tonight Fort Wayne develop.
Neediness and Mental Health Neediness can become a problem for couples when one member of the couple is needier than the other.
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