Triangular Theory Of Love Analysis

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Triangular Theory of Love is a psychological conception of love, and permutation love has 3 main components, the intimacy, passion, and commitment, where intimacy is having communication, support, commitment is how the couple maintain devote themselves to the relationship, and passion is any arousal or having any emotions need from each other. Sternbury’s view that an ideal relationship contain all three love components. The various combination of these 3 psychological of love components create 8 separate permutations, the Non-love, friendship, infatuated love, empty love, romantic love, companionate love, fatuous love, and consummate love. (Hill, 2012)
Mason support his girlfriend by complementing her with encouraging words and YuYan support Mason by being next to him and talk to him. This show that in their relationship there is intimacy, as they show support and communicate to each other by talking to each other and give each other encouragement and support. This shows there is a feeling of attachment, closeness between the both of them as they share things that happen in their daily life. Thus there is intimacy in this relationship. There is passion component in their relationship because
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Couples in consummate love are closely connected, sexually and romantically attracted, and completely committed to their partner. (M, 1991) Robert Sternberg cautions that maintaining a consummate love may be harder than achieving it, and it is important to show love by putting it into action. Thus consummate love may not be permanent. Since Mason and YuYan are together in a relationship for about a few months, they are still considered “fresh” couples, in the honeymoon period where they are still feeling very romantically and sexually attracted to each other. Thus for them to have a good and long healthy relationship, over time they may need to show passion to each other by action of love to maintain their consummate
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