• Man wishes to be confirmed in his being by man, and wishes to have a presence in the being of the other…. Secretly and bashfully he watches for a YES which allows him to be and which can come to him only from one human person to another.

    Martin Buber, Judith Buber Agassi (1999). “Martin Buber on Psychology and Psychotherapy: Essays, Letters, and Dialogue”, p.16, Syracuse University Press