[n] happiness felt in a secure relationship; "with his classmates he felt a sense of belonging"
\Be*long"ing\, n. [Commonly in the pl.]
1. That which belongs to one; that which pertains to one; hence, goods or effects. ``Thyself and thy belongings.'' --Shak.
2. That which is connected with a principal or greater thing; an appendage; an appurtenance.
3. Family; relations; household. [Colloq.] Few persons of her ladyship's belongings stopped, before they did her bidding, to ask her reasons. --Thackeray.