Berne’s Six Hungers

Eric Berne’s six hungers that act as fundamental drivers that push us into action:

  • Stimulus hunger
    We need sensory, intellectual and emotional stimulation.
  • Recognition hunger
    We need our status to be acknowledged and also belong to something.
  • Contact hunger
    We need physical contact and togetherness.
  • Sexual hunger
    We need passion, romance and love in our lives.
  • Time structure hunger
    We need to make sense of our life, we need planning and order.
  • Incident hunger
    We are curious about new and interesting events.

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