psy210_appendix_g - Passion Attraction to someone on sight...

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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 This is the kind of feeling one would have for classmates. Coworkers or casual acquaintances. Liking Intimacy This is the kind of love one has for a close friend. Infatuation
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Unformatted text preview: Passion Attraction to someone on sight. Seen in one night stands. Empty Love Commitment Passionless marriages. Couples that stay together for the sake of their children Romantic Love Intimacy and Passion New couples that have no plans for a long term relationship. Companionate Love Intimacy and Commitment A close intimate friendship that has survived hardships and time. Fatuous Love Passion and Commitment A marriage that is based on sexual attraction alone. Consummate Love Intimacy, Passion, and commitment A couple that is perfectly matched on all levels. Seen in couples that have been married for 50 + years ....
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2010 for the course PSY 210 9852169872 taught by Professor Nicole during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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