Used for an aching need for attention. This craving can make one demanding of loved ones or interfering in the lives others. One may also be overly 'smothering' to members of one's family and friends as a way of exerting (often ineffective) control over the love demanded. In some instances one may resort to selfish manipulation or emotional blackmail.
Negative emotion causing unhappiness:
Smothering / Possessive / Selfish / Clingy
Positive emotion encouraged by the Essence:
Secure / Selfless / Unconditional love