Unmet Emotional Needs

Unmet Emotional Needs

BY Arthur E. Cash, LICSW

What is an emotional need? According to William Harley Jr., "An Emotional needs play a major role in partner relationships. Men and emotional need is a craving that when satisfied leaves you with a women verbalize an emotional need to express themselves without feeling of happiness and contentment and when unsatisfied leaves being judged by their partner. Couples who are able to meet each you with a feeling of unhappiness and frustration." other's emotional needs have a greater chance of living in harmony In my practice I have discovered men and women have many and peace. A main component of every relationship is to provide emotional needs, some needs are the same and some needs are emotional support to your different. For example, women may report they lack affection in their marriage, a feeling of not being connected to their mate.

" A main component of every relationship is to provide emotional needs, some needs are the same and some needs are emotional support to your different "

Men may Couples seeking treatment for express an emotional need to enjoy recreational activities with their wife or partner, allowing the couple more time to connect relationship issues should call: emotionally, in and out of the home. Men may also feel the emotional The Practice of need to be more sexually connected to their partners.

In working with couples, over the past 30 years, I have discovered Arthur E. Cash couples seek treatment for the following unmet emotional needs: MSW, LICSW, CCDVC a need to feel safe, trusted and emotionally connected to their partner, to name a few. It is important to note, many couples are looking for financial support 200 North Main Street I East Building from their partner, allowing them to feel less economically burdened East Longmeadow or frightened. A significant amount of women have an emotional need for more intimate conversation, whereas men desire or want Tel: 413.206.8349 admiration from their partner. Day, Evening & Saturday hours are available

Arthur E. Cash

LICSW, CCDC, LADC-I, CCFAS