12. Mature Love and Marital Virtues - Personal Maturity, Part II

12. Mature Love and Marital Virtues - Personal Maturity, Part II

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Click to edit Master subtitle style Mature Love and  Marital Virtues:  Personal Maturity, Part II Jason S. Carroll School of Family Life Brigham Young University  
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Mature Love vs.  Immature Love  n Three Aspects of Mature Love    n Emotions (feelings - heart)  n Cognitive (attitudes - mind)   n Behavior (actions – strength)      “…although immature love is a reality in our  world, mature love is possible and is sustained  by beliefs that love involves acknowledging  and accepting differences and weaknesses;  that love involves an internal decision to love  another person and a long-term commitment  to maintain that love; and finally that love is  controllable and needs to be nurtured and 
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Characteristics of Mature  Emotional  Cognitive  Behavior  Immature     Mature   Possessivenes s Jealousy  Infatuation  Preoccupation  Anxiety    Lasting Passion  Companionship  Contentment  Love is external  Out of control     Love is chosen  Commitment  Trust                    Sharing  Sacrifice  
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2011 for the course SFL 223 taught by Professor Carroll during the Winter '11 term at BYU.

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12. Mature Love and Marital Virtues - Personal Maturity, Part II

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