Deprivation Of Love In Relationships

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In romantic relationships, it is important that you not only express to someone that you love them but also show them your love. The best way to show your love for someone is through affection. Researchers Hesse and Mikkelson (2017), conducted a study on deprivation of affection in relationships. The results showed that, “close relationships need certain levels of affection in order to thrive” (Hesse & Mikkelson, 2017, p.33). For some partners, affection is shown in the simplest ways, but it means the world to their partner. Take for example a married couple who do not see each other much but at night and on the weekends because of work schedules. At night time, the couple relax while one partner listens to the other problems and the other…show more content…
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