07 Love, Commitment, & Sex - Part 1

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Overview n n Theories of Love  n Attachment n Highlight research with Lee’s styles of Love n S. M. Robison’s Stage Theory of Love
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Definition of Love:  n Love  is a deep and vital emotion that  satisfies certain needs, combined with a  caring for and acceptance of the  beloved and resulting in an intimate  relationship. (Lamanna & Riedmann, 2009, p. 102)
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Identifying Love   n Zick Rubin  - differences between liking and  loving  n Love scale  n Less rational, more emotional feelings of  attachment, caring and intimacy; n Liking scale  n More rational feelings of adjustment, maturity and  intelligence 
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Rubin identified 4 feelings  associated with love:   1. Caring for the other  n idea that you want to help partner 2. Needing the other  n Want to be w/ partner, wanting them to  care about you 3. Trusting the other  n Mutually exchanging confidential info 4. Tolerating the other n Accepting of partner’s faults
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Passionate vs. Companionate Love   n Passionate Love  = a state of intense longing  for union with another. n Tends to fade over time  n To get us married n Unrequited Love  (separation) – emptiness,  anxiety, or despair, profound psychological  arousal. n Reciprocated Love  (union with the other) –  fulfillment and ecstasy. 
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Passionate vs. Companionate Love n Companionate Love  = the affection we  feel for those with whom our lives are  deeply entwined n Keep us married n a.k.a. Friendship-based love n Grow over time
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Passionate Love Scale n 1. Cognitive aspects n Always on mind  n Know thoughts, fears, and hopes n 2. Emotional aspects n Deep despair if left n Feel happiest  n 3. Behavioral indicators n Put aside issues to help 
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Research Findings n n Both fb-love and passionate love related to 
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