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Unformatted text preview: four key elements that make a good relationship: affection, caring, commitment, and specialness. Without these elements, a couple cannot form a healthy, lasting relationship. Cancian concludes the piece by summarizing the differences between the love of women and the love of men. In these short paragraphs, Cancian states that men are “not as unskilled in love as the feminine perspective suggests. There is a distinctive masculine style of love focused on help, shared activities, and sex…” (76). A woman’s idea of love involves “ unequal power between the sexes, implying that women need love and marriage much mor than men and are much more skilled at love” (76) which Cancian proved to be not true....
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This note was uploaded on 05/31/2008 for the course ENG 105 taught by Professor Boos during the Spring '08 term at Ohio Wesleyan.
- Spring '08