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Intrusive thoughts about the partner. During the 1970s, U.
Skip to content. Mar 5, 2014 at 1: In my opinion, compassionate love is more matured and therefore, should be encouraged among the couples because it is more enduring and truly withstand the test of time.
Does a long-term relationship kill romantic love? Respondents are asked to think about the object of their affections, and then answer questions similar to the following: However, no matter we are experiencing passionate love or compassionate love, so long as the differences between each other are overlooked and tolerated, this relationship will definitely be healthier. One study comparing passionate and companionate love between newlyweds and long-term marriages also found that both newlywed men and women tended to feel equal levels of passion.
Cassie H. The endurance of love: The love you feel for your partner during the early stages of a romance can feel much different than the love you may feel years later into the relationship. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. According to Sternberg, relationships built on two or more elements are more enduring that those based upon a single component.
Would you experience great despair if he or she left you? Factors that increase the chance that people will like one another. Idealization of the other person or the relationship.
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Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Some of the key cognitive, emotional, and behavioral characteristics of compassionate companionate love include: