affiliative drive

[uh-fil-ee-uh-tiv, -ey-tiv]
the urge to form friendships and attachments, typically prompting a person to attend social gatherings and join organizations as a way of preventing loneliness and gaining emotional security.

affiliate + -ive Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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