Knowing that we matter to someone else is a need we all share and one that when met produces pleasant emotions. With the realization that we matter in the life of another person comes the sense that we are valued, loved, known, included and wanted. Mattering is particularly important if that other person is someone that matters to you.
It has been said that “emotions buried alive never die”. If you are like me, you might say “yep, that make sense” but with no real understanding of how this concept is lived out in your own life. So let’s talk about emotions.