process of development of a close, interpersonal relationship
Human bonding is the process of becoming close or having a close relationship between two or more people. It most commonly takes place between family members or friends, but can also happen between groups, such as sports teams.
Bonding usually means becoming attached to romantic partners, close friends, or parents and children. This bond can be seen through emotions such as affection and trust.
- ↑ Webster's New World College Dictionary 1971.
- ↑ The Free Dictionary