Anger in the Age of Entitlement

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Love is Desire, Not Emotional Need

“I want you,” is far more loving than, “I need you.” Read More

I don't really see the

I don't really see the distinction. Just playing with words here? Desire has a lot of negative connotations as well. To say there is a universal need for love can lead to a compassionate perspective. Should we talk about Maslow's hierarchy of desire?

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Steven Stosny, Ph.D., treats people for anger and relationship problems. Recent books: How to Improve your Marriage without Talking about It, and Love Without Hurt.


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