Self in relationships
...alter ego connectedness which involves relatedness to others where the individual seeks understanding and acceptance from others (Banai and Shaver 2005, pp. 224-260).
Banai, E & Shaver, PR 2005, ‘“Self-object” needs in Kohut’s self psychology: links with attachment, self-cohesion, affect regulation, and adjustment’, Psychoanalytic Psychology, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 224–260.
Hewstone, M, Fincham, FD & Foster, J 2005, Introduction to Psychology... Self in a Relationship The nature and construct of self is widely regarded as informing psychology and subsequently counseling practice and scholarlywork. Self construct in psychology draws from a number of important contributions in the timeline of...