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Appendix G - Stagnant relationships that no longer involve...

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Axia College Material Appendix G According to Sternberg, a person can experience eight general types of love. In the following table, a type of love as identified by Sternberg is in the left column. In the center column, write the combination of components that type of love demonstrates (intimacy, passion, or commitment). In the right column, fill in the characteristics for the corresponding type of love. Type of Love Components Characteristics Non Love No components. Casual interactions or acquaintances that do not involve any elements of love. Liking Intimacy. A loving experience with another person. Infatuation Passion. A kind of “love at first sight.” Empty Love Commitment.
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Unformatted text preview: Stagnant relationships that no longer involve the emotional intimacy or physical attraction that once characterized them. Romantic Love Passion and intimacy. A loving experience characterized by the combination of passion and intimacy. Companionate Love Intimacy and commitment. This kind of love often occurs in marriages in which passionate attraction has died down and has been replaced by a kind of committed friendship. Fatuous Love Passion and commitment. The type of love associated with whirlwind romances and “quickie marriages.” Consummate Love Passion, intimacy, and commitment. The full or complete measure of love....
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