COM 314 Notes Day 1

COM 314 Notes Day 1 - David L. Smith January 26, 2012 Molly...

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David L. Smith Molly Reynolds January 26, 2012 COM 314-001 COM 314 Notes Love – attraction based on sexual desire Limerence the experience of intense emotional and sexual attraction for a desired romantic partner Features Intrusive thinking about the person A strong wish for the person to reciprocate the feelings Inability to have such feelings for more than one person at once Fear of Rejection Sensitivity to signs of interest on the other’s part A tendency to dwell on the other’s positive characteristics and avoid the negative The other person has a sort of power over you Love according to the Article 1 This study is concerned with the experience of romantic love. A.K.A. “being in love,” “obsessive love,” “infatuation,” “ lovesickness,” History of Romantic or Passionate, Mutual Love in the Western World The main characteristics of Romantic love can be traced back to the French Troubadours of the middle Ages Courtly love and chivalry was embraced by powerful women Eleanor of
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