proposed by American psychologist Henry Alexander Murray, the basic human urge to look for collaborative, unthreatening relationships with other people which appear like oneself or like someone that one favors.

AFFILIATIVE NEED: "Affiliateive needs are biologically driven human needs wherein they require bonds and attachments to others like themselves."
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