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Definitions of ____________ describe it in terms of one or several characteristics including deep emotional attachment, openness, self-disclosure, physical attraction and personal growth.

jealousy

trust

love

self-esteem

jealousy

self-esteem

love

trust
Love
According to the ______________ point of view, love can only be understood as symbolic or a social construction that by itself has no intrinsic meaning.

social-constructionism

wheel theory of love

self-revelation

limerence

wheel theory of love

social-constructionism

limerence

self-revelation
social-constructionism
According to Plato, ________________ is a selfless love, spontaneous and altruistic and requires nothing in return.

agape

philos

eros

courtly love

eros

agape

philos

courtly love
agape
When love is selfish, with an emphasis on physical pleasure, it is known as

philos.

agape.

courtly love.

eros.

courtly love.

philos.

agape.

eros.
Eros
Although not the same, the Christian idea of love emphasized aspects of

agape.

philos.

courtly love.

eros.

courtly love.

philos.

eros.

agape.
Agape
_______________ combined chivalry and the idealization of women.

Eros

Courtly love

Agape

Philos

Eros

Philos

Courtly love

Agape
courtly love
The experience of self-love or what some social scientists refer to as _____________ seems to be an important prerequisite for loving others.

gender identity

an achieved status

an ascribed status

self-esteem

self-esteem

an ascribed status

an achieved status

gender identity
self-esteem
In Lee's proposed six basic styles of loving, ______________ is playful, nonpossessive, without a deep commitment or lasting emotional involvement.

storge

agape

ludus

eros

ludus

eros

agape

storge
Ludus
According to Lee, _____________ is logical, sensible, and practical.

pragma

ludus

eros

storge

storge

pragma

eros

ludus
pragma
According to Todd and Davis, love includes all the characteristics of friendship as well as two broad clusters of characteristics: a passion cluster and a caring cluster. The passion cluster includes __________, a preoccupation with each other and desire to be together all the time.

sexual desire

giving the utmost

fascination

exclusiveness

exclusiveness

giving the utmost

sexual desire

fascination
fascination
According to the wheel theory of love, ease of communication leads to

fulfillment of personality needs.

self-revelation.

rapport.

mutual dependence.

self-revelation.

mutual dependence.

rapport.

fulfillment of personality needs.
self-revelation
According to Sternberg's _________ , our love stories begin soon after birth as we start to form our ideas about love based on our individual personality, early socialization experiences, as well as popular culture descriptions of love.

Self-revelation theory

love story theory

Limerence theory

wheel theory of love

Self-revelation theory

Limerence theory

love story theory

wheel theory of love
love story theory
According to Francesca Cancian, a(an) ______________ view of love validates both feminine and masculine styles of loving and considers both to be necessary parts of a good love relationship.

homophobic

ethnographic

androgynous

a master status

a master status

androgynous

homophobic

ethnographic
androgynous
A number of scholars have identified the _______________ of Western society as an obstacle to same-sex love.

patriarchal structure

gender role stereotyping

ethnography

master status

ethnography

gender role stereotyping

patriarchal structure

master status
patriarchal structure
Today, ______________ is increasingly seen as destructive and as a sign of some deficiency in the individual or the relationship.

infatuation

jealousy

limerence

envy

jealousy

limerence

infatuation

envy
jealousy
T or F

The major difference between different loving relationships and romantic love is the element of eroticism.
True
T or F

Romantic love is unique to Western and modern cultures.
False
T or F

Today, romantic love is almost always linked to sex and marriage.
True
T or F

Today, romance, love, and sex are inseparably intertwined, and some people believe that the intimacy generated by one may actually enhance the other.
True
T or F

According to Lee, mania combines ludus and storge, and is characterized by obsession and possessiveness.
False
T or F

Agape is a style of love that combines eros and storge, and is selfless and giving, expecting nothing in return.
True
T or F

Infatuation involves a strong attraction to another person based on an idealized picture of that person.
True
T or F

Liking has been described by some writers as romantic love in its most simple form.
False
T or F

Dorothy Tennov developed the wheel theory of love.
False
T or F

According to social exchange theory, although people in love clearly care about each other, love is not totally altruistic.
True
T or F

Men are more romantic and give greater importance to the desire to fall in love than women do.
True
T or F

Women tend to fall in love more quickly and earlier in their relationships.
False
T or F

Lesbian and gay relationships are usually fleeting, uncommitted, and primarily sexual.
False
T or F

According to Rempel and Holmes, trust is one of the most important and necessary aspects of any close or intimate relationship.
True
T or F

Envy is the thoughts and feelings that emerge when an actual or desired relationship is believed to be threatened.
False
Intense feelings, emotions, and thoughts coupled with passion and erotic expression that one person directs toward another. (p. 93)
romantic love
The combination of eros and ludus. (p. 101)
mania
A group of physical, psychological, and behavioral traits that one finds attractive in a mate, which we carry around as an unconscious mental template. (p. 94)
love map
A. An immediate, powerful attraction to the physical appearance of another. (p.101
eros
A playful, nonpossesive, and challenging love, without a deep commitment or lasting emotional involvement. (p. 101)
ludus
A style of loving that is said to be unexciting and uneventful. (p. 101)
storge
The combination of ludus and storge. (p. 101)
pragma
The combination of eros and storge. (p. 101)
agape
A strong attraction to another person based on an idealized picture of that person. (p. 104)
infatuation
A more logical and rational relationship that is less emotional and possessive. (p. 104)
liking
A theory which proposes that love involves four major interpersonal processes. (p. 105)
wheel theory of love
A theory that describes and explains the extreme highs and lows that many people experience in their love relationships. (p. 108)
limerence theory
A type of love that includes a wide range of attitudes and behaviors with no gender role differentiation. (p. 111)
androgynous
The degree of confidence a person feels when he or she thinks about a relationship. (p. 117)
trust
The thoughts and feelings that emerge when an actual or desired relationship is believed to be threatened. (p.117)
jealousy
The unhappiness or discontent with ourselves that arises from the belief that something about ourselves does not measure up to someone else's level. (p. 117)
envy