Analysis Of Maslow's Hierarchy Of Needs

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Love and belonging are an indestructible and indivisible need of all human beings. We are wired to physically, cognitively, and biologically love, be loved, and to belong. When the inherent needs of love are not met, we do not function as we were meant to. Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs is a five tier model that places love in the middle, impending after food, water, and life, which substantially demonstrates the philosophy of human motivation (McLeod 2). However, some may defy the laws found within this pyramid for the people they love. Correspondingly, it is unimaginable to envisage life without loved ones and therefore causing individuals to act otherwise when unaccompanied by the feeling of strong affection. Alluding to, Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare, “What greater punishment is there than life when you have lost everything that made it worth living?,” finalizing the idea that without true love and belonging life may not be equivalent to the deeper affection known as love (Shakespeare 14). Overall, psychological needs cannot function without the attachment from another who drives the same compassion. Love and affection fosters an individual 's mind to change their perspective on human motivation by increasing healthy hormones, blood flow to the brain, and disproving Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs from the greater feeling they have derived. An immense component in life is to have a rightful place or a home, where no judgement is found and feelings can be expressed freely.
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