Unformatted text preview: objects) 4. seeks union (separation is contrary to love) tend to idealize when separated 5. self-giving (I Cor. 13) (opposite selfishness – if see separation as best for other) John 12:9-10 6. accepts other person as he/she is, not constantly demanding changes (conditional) 7. marked by personal freedom must be able to let go (basis of Dobson’s book Love Must Be Tough) must be mixture of attachment /separation (a separate person, yet completed by other, like the body analogy in Bible – unity, diversity) extension of toddler identity (Jerome Berryman) Another view of love (Jack & Judy Balswich) 1. Commitment (most likely in parent-arranged marriages) 2. Intimacy-friendship (spouse as best friends) 3. Passion (dominant idea in West, quickly burns out) Need to balance the 3 areas before and after marriage)....
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- Fall '10
- romantic love, poor ego strength, LOVE Greater Love, Religious Education theorist