Affection is a human need and being deficient can cause psychological and social problems

March 6, 2014, 7:17 am

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The debate "Affection is a human need and being deficient can cause psychological and social problems" was started by tkershaw3 on March 6, 2014, 7:17 am. 27 people are on the agree side of this discussion, while 5 people are on the disagree side. That might be enough to see the common perception. It looks like most of the people in this community are on the agreeing side of this statement.

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tkershaw3, BespokeJokeBloke, Michelle_M, mariejans520, Shift_Logan, Agent_Firefox, kimberlyalexis5667, PhoenixFires and 19 visitors agree.
RESCHM02 and 4 visitors disagree.

Being deprived of affection and human contact in childhood has disastrous affects on the developing psyche. Dysfunctional families breed dysfunctional individuals. Maybe the school shootings could have been avoided if the families were closer and saw warning signs - who knows? There's no way a normal intellectual human being chooses to commit such heinous acts.

5 years, 4 months ago

We all need to feel cared for and loved we're social creatures. We also need to care for other people we're social creatures. Without affection we'd be little more than rocks.

5 years, 8 months ago
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