Love Is A Micro-Moment Of True Love, By Barbara Fredrickson

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According to, psychologist, Barbara Fredrickson, there 's no such thing as true love, but merely a "micro-moment of positivity resonance" a neurobiological response. Fredrickson is referring to a charge of emotional electricity between two people, whether it is romantic, friends, relatives or even strangers. In her book, Love 2.0: How Our Supreme Emotion Affects Everything We Feel, Think, Do, and Become, Fredrickson argues that scientific evidence argues love is not what we think it is.
According to Fredrickson when she refers to true love as a "micro-moment of positivity resonance", what she is trying to say is that love is a connection created by positive emotions between any two people. To look at love purely as romance shared with a
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Some find love easier than others. But, what if we viewed love from the perspective of Fredrickson? If we focused more on our neurobiological responses, would searching for love seem easier? Would we not be so addicted to having and finding it? Love might be easier if we viewed it as a micro-moment of positive feelings we shared with people instead of something to concur and control. Love is an emotion and when it comes to 20 year relationships, I believe people are going to need a lot more than that emotion to make it …show more content…
It is portrayed as perfect and never ending which usually leads to disappointment. When the going gets rough love is lost. True love is like an illusion, we have been brought up with the mentality our whole life that if we find true love we will feel complete and that we should find love and have a family to be content with life. Yes, I concede that science plays a part in love as an emotion. I can 't argue with biology, but the same goes with the way I love my grandma or my best friend. However, I 'm not sure I can view true love and a 20 year relationship as the same thing. I believe there are a lot of factors involved in keeping a healthy relationship alive for an extended period of time. For example, the divorce rate is higher than ever. This may be a result of people acting on a micro-moment of an emotion of love. Is it possible they got married high on an emotion that wasn 't meant to last the long

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