SPC 200 Romantic Relationships

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Unformatted text preview: Romantic Relationships Relationships Love Love A feeling based on rewards we get from feeling being involved with a person. being Involves Involves Commitment ----- choice Commitment ----Intimacy-------------feeling Passion-------------feeling Styles of Love Styles Eros Eros o Intense love o o o o Sexual, spiritual, intellectual, emotional Sexual, attraction attraction Early self-disclosure Sentimental expressions Quick falling in love period Storge (store gay) Storge Love grows out of friendship Usually characterized by stability Common interests, values, life goals Pragma Pragma Stogre + Ludus Practical love Clear criteria for partners met before Clear fall in love fall Ludus Ludus Love is a game Playful Adventure, puzzles Enjoy falling in love Commitment avoidance Mania Mania Eros + Ludus “madness from the gods” Unsure of lover Devise games & tests Experience emotional extremes Think obsessively about a relationship Agape Agape Eros + Storge Love others without expecting anything Love in return in Put another’s happiness ahead of their Put own own Can you recognize the styles of love? styles Workbook activity 11.3 Styles Styles Most of us have a combination of styles Styles Styles A style does not have to be permanent Styles Styles Style is affected by all other aspects of our Style relationship relationship Styles Styles Individual styles are not good or bad in an Individual absolute sense absolute What if we applied for a relationship like a job and needed a resume to land the person? the Explore the implications Explore implications Advantages Advantages Disadvantages Relationship Questions Relationship What makes for a long term relationship? Relationship Questions Relationship What makes for a long term relationship? What are the biggest mistakes you believe What people make in relationships? people Relationship Questions Relationship What makes for a long term relationship? What are the biggest mistakes you believe What people make in relationships? people What can be done to avoid these What mistakes? mistakes? ...
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