psy210_appendix_g - passion, and intimacy These...

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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 None These relationships are casual and do not involve intimacy or passion. These are often acquaintances. Liking Intimacy These relationships are the ones of friends. It is where you share an intimacy but lack passion or commitment. Infatuation intimacy and commitment These relationships are often classified as “puppy love”. This love has passion, but lacks intimacy, and commitment. Empty Love Commitment These relationships lack passion and intimacy but have commitment. Romantic Love
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Unformatted text preview: passion, and intimacy These relationships are often quoted as a “passing fancy.” It has all the passion, and intimacy, but lacks the commitment needed for a true relationship. Companionate Love Commitment and intimacy These relationships are often characterized as the couple having appreciation for each other, shared feelings, and willingness to accept the other’s flaws. Although this love may lack passion, it still has intimacy and commitment. Fatuous Love Passion and intimacy This love is often the reason for foolish mistakes. Premature marriage is often the result of this love. Even though it has plenty of passion and intimacy, however it lacks the knowledge of each other to sustain a commitment. Consummate Love Passion, intimacy, and commitment This love is characterized the ultimate achievement in a relationship. It is when a couple has combined passion, commitment, and intimacy successfully....
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This note was uploaded on 08/18/2011 for the course PSY 210 taught by Professor Williams during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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