Feeling needy feels so shameful that we often desperately try to hide it and then people in our lives feel it indirectly.
In Part 1 we discuss what the experience of being needy is like and how it develops.
Our need for connection as adults is associated with a need for attention as children. Neglect creates associations of negative beliefs about self that are associated with not having attention and a lack of satisfaction.
Neediness part 2 discusses ways of changing our neediness.