Such examples illustrate the extent to which the psychobiological drive to belong is entrenched.
The context can vary from family or kinship relations, friendship, marriage, relations with associates, work, clubs, neighborhoods, and places of worship.
They may be regulated by law, custom, or mutual agreement, and are the basis of social groups and society as a whole.
The study of interpersonal relationships involves several branches of the social sciences, including such disciplines as sociology, communication studies, psychology, anthropology, and social work.
Interpersonal skills are vital when trying to develop a relationship with another person.
The scientific study of relationships evolved during the 1990s and came to be referred to as 'relationship science', Human beings are innately social and are shaped by their experiences with others.
There are multiple perspectives to understand this inherent motivation to interact with others.
According to Maslow's hierarchy of needs, humans need to feel love (sexual/nonsexual) and acceptance from social groups (family, peer groups).
In fact, the need to belong is so innately ingrained that it may be strong enough to overcome physiological and safety needs, such as children's attachment to abusive parents or staying in abusive romantic relationships.
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