Apparently, we only experience three types of love, but each one has a profound impact. There is an old saying that we each experience three types of love in our lives. In essence, we only fall in love three times. Each love affects us differently and teaches us about ourselves and how to love. They serve different purposes and are equally as important as each other. They help us grow as a person and learn how to have positive and meaningful relationships. This article will
Among the many models of understanding love, Sternberg’s Triangular Theory of Love attempts to explain any and all kinds of love. Love is something psychology constantly seeks to understand. Love is one of the most complex and confusing emotions and is shared by humans and animals across the world. In an attempt to understand love, there have been many different theories of what love is, how we feel it and why we feel it. Sternberg’s Triangular Theory of Love is one of the many models
The best relationships go through a lot, but there are certain steps in a relationship that every healthy couple should go through. You shouldn't rush into marriage, it is a big decision that must be well considered. If you're wondering whether your relationship is destined for wedding bells, these ten steps will help. These are the steps that every healthy couple goes through before tying the knot and are a great indication of where your relationship is heading. These steps help your relationship grow and
There are so many forms of abuse, and the verbally abusive relationship is one of the most damaging situations. Words truly hurt. Sometimes, I sit around and think about negative words from the past, but I try not to dwell too long there. It can be even more damaging to present situations, good or bad. I was in a verbally abusive relationship, among other things, and it almost killed me. Here’s the thing, there were times that I tried to convince myself that I was
It’s hard to gain relationship closure. In fact, it can be one of the most difficult things you may ever do. The strange thing about relationship closure is that it sometimes comes long after the relationship is over, and yet, sometimes, even before it ends. The truth is, you can usually see where your relationship is headed, and you just don’t know what to do or what to feel. You know when it’s time to move on, but you just don’t know how to make
When you meet a kindred spirit, you will experience a rare connection. Similar interests and standards will be a few of the indicators. I’ve met a few people who’ve felt like kindred spirits to me. It was strange in a way at first because the connection was strong, so strong it was hard to believe. Have I been wrong about some of these people? I think so, but not all of them. In fact, most of them were platonic relationships and even groups of people.
Looking for some fun date ideas for your beloved introvert? Good news, we’ve got you covered. Dating an introvert can sometimes be tricky business. For introverts, the idea of going out and spending time around lots of people can feel exhausting. Most of the time, they tend to prefer staying in rather than going out. This can be fun at first, but you don’t always want to spend time indoors. Striking the right balance between low-key but outdoor activities is the key to finding fun
Do you think we all have a soulmate or that people are ‘meant’ for each other? Research suggests that searching for romantic love has its downside. Surely there’s nothing wrong with a bit of romance and romantic love in our lives? Well, it all depends on how you view potential partners. Research into relationships has provided an interesting theory. When it comes to potential partners, people fall into two distinct groups. Destiny theorists – Believe in ‘the one’, a soulmate, true love. Growth theorists –