Attraction And Romanticism: The Ideas Of Interpersonal And Romanticism

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I believe strongly that when it comes to desire, when it comes to attraction, that things are never black and white, things are very much shades of grey. Attraction is fatal in all circumstances, you either are with the one you love or you let the one you love get away. No two people in the world exist as a mirror image of the other and it is their differences that manifest themselves into “attraction”. These differences are otherwise known as ‘shades of grey’. Physics can demonstrate attraction by placing two metal pieces apart and displaying their affinity for each other however; no law defines the true perception of beauty, sex appeal or intellectual capability that each human being is able to organize. We desire what we subconsciously are most passionate about in ourselves, once we find a similarity in a significant other, we become drawn to them or closer to ourselves.

A ‘grey area’ is defined as an area of no clarity; insecurity or what was ‘ignored’ in relationships until a recent psychological theory was developed to explain it. Theories start off as ideas or claims and only with much evidence and research can a theory be proved, however I also feel that area of grey apply in psychological theories. The two theories most applicable to romantic attachments are the interpersonal and attachment theory, the choice on both theories alone provide the reader of this essay with insight into my ideas of attraction and romanticism.

Harry Stack Sullivan first developed the

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