A sense of belonging can be defined as an intrinsic human need, just like the need for food and shelter. Feeling that you belong is a crucial part in feeling safe and wanted. We all have an innate desire to belong to something more, to something greater than ourselves.
Throughout our lives, we have fulfilled this sense by “belonging” somewhere and to something.
While it is an amazing experience to belong somewhere, I can’t help but wonder if there really is anything better than feeling like you belong with someone?
Having a sense of belonging when you are with someone and feeling at home while in their presence is the most sacred gift any of us can experience. It is different than just loving someone,it is much more intense than that.
When you have a sense of belonging with someone, you can be anywhere in the universe with them and still feel like you are exactly where you belong and exactly where you need to be.
To me, a relationship where you truly feel that you belong can be one of the happiest and strongest relationships. You have a true home in another person, and they in you. And that is an immensely beautiful thing.
We have all grown up being taught to belong to something, to do something, to have a purpose to wake up in the mornings. While we have many places we “belong” to, we still miss a person to belong with.
That is a void we have yet to fill.
For me, having someone to belong with is an experience like no other. It makes you feel safe because, no matter what situation comes your way, you have a place in the heart of another person.
Belonging with someone is the best feeling in the world; it’s a rare and precious gift that anyone would be lucky to experience, even just once.