And if it is he who has the higher people-connection need, you will be irritated about his seemingly unending desire for attention. It is the word we use to describe people who want more than we are comfortable giving: needy. So define where you are on an Affiliation Continuum. But think, generally, do you like a lot of people contact, talking to coworkers frequently at work, chatting with friends and family while commuting, exercising and while doing chores?
You could be an extrovert — the life of the party — when you are at a party, but not have a strong need to be at a lot of parties.
Or you could like to talk on the phone and be around other people without being gregarious, a common description of extroverts. For example, if he’s a once-a-day-contact guy and you are a multiple-contact gal, then ask if it bothers him that you contact him a few times a day.
Online dating sites (ODSs) have become popular with users trying to find partners.
The purpose of this study was to determine the role that biological and personality traits play in the use of online dating websites.
But that’s the key to so much in having a healthy relationship, isn’t it?
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Well I firmly believed this for a while but now I’m gonna have to say that’s not always the case.
You could think I’m describing introverts and extroverts.
But take a look at these definitions: I see these as different from the need for affiliation.
“) If your guy has less need for affiliation — perhaps much less — than you, he will soon tire of scratching your people-contact itch.