Week 4; CheckPoint;Styles of Love

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STYLES OF LOVE 1 Nicole Ureste Styles of Love January 21, 2011 PSY/265 Carol Watson
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STYLES OF LOVE 2 Friendship Michelle and Tom have been friends for years. They have been through a lot together and tell each other everything. They go everywhere together and share their closest feelings with one another. Lately they have been having different feelings towards each other but are scared to act on the feeling because they do not want to jeopardize their Possessive- Excited Love Lisa and Joe have been seeing each other for about six months. They tell each other that they love each other but do not have much communication. When Lisa knows she is going to see Joe the next day she is very excited and she cannot wait. If something comes up the next day and Lisa cannot see Joe she feels as if the world is coming to an end The friendship type of love is a love that has been made of trust and a close bond that
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Unformatted text preview: cannot normally be broken. There is a great deal of trust involved in this love but there has been no romantic involvement yet. The possessive love is almost the opposite. There has been plenty of sexual contact but there is a lack of communication and trust in this style of love. These two styles of love are similar because they both involve good feelings about being around each other. Romantic love has been prevalent in my life. This is the way that I felt about my children’s father and also how I felt about the person that I am seeing now. Friendship love has also been prevalent in my life but I never allowed it to go to the next level because I did not have these types of feelings for this person. STYLES OF LOVE 3 References Rathus, S. A., Nevid, J.S., and Fichner-Rathus, L. (2005). Human sexuality in a world of diversity. (6th ed.) Boston: Allyn and Bacon....
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This note was uploaded on 03/11/2011 for the course PSY 220 taught by Professor Lind during the Summer '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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