When you search inside yourself, do you find that you have a profound craving to be deeply known and understood? Do you feel like you might do just about anything in order to be really, truly loved and accepted just the way you are, and to feel worthwhile, like you matter? Well, you’re not alone. We were all born with those basic needs. Why is that? They can feel intensely overwhelming and be so inconvenient. Hunger like that can lead to dangerous behaviors, even addictions.