Contact is named as one of the ‘six psychological hungers’ by Eric Berne (2), alongside recognition, structure, incident, stimulus, and sex. Meeting all of our hungers/needs in a healthy and balanced way will ensure healthy development, relationships, career, autonomy, and a sensation of feeling happy and content.
Eric Berne defined a stroke as one unit of recognition. In order to understand this definition fully I like to ask the question “How do you know you exist?” To help you along with this question, just imagine for a moment that you were completely invisible. You exist but nobody can hear, see, or feel […]