Attachment Style and Relationships part 1

Attachment Style and Relationships part 1 - Attachment...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Attachment Style and Relationships part 1 Robert Sternberg’s triangular theory of love was created based on three key components- passion, intimacy, and commitment- that, in various combinations, contribute to seven basic subtypes of love relationships. Passion is the first component of love where two people are attracted to each other physically, romantically and sexually. Intimacy is the second component of love where two people build trust and closeness in their relationship by sharing private thoughts with one another and spending quality time with each other. When two people make the decision to stay together and to further their relationship, they make a commitment to one another. This is the third component described in Sternberg’s triangular theory of love. Various combinations of the three love components that Sternberg identified are thought to yield different types of love relationships. These are the seven subtypes of love relationships mentioned earlier and are as follows:
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 2

Attachment Style and Relationships part 1 - Attachment...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online