Love Styles - Interpersonal Communication
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This style is a passionate physical and emotional love of wanting to satisfy, create sexual contentment, security and aesthetic enjoyment for each other; it also includes creating sexual security for the other by striving to forsake options of sharing one's intimate and sexual self with outsiders.
This style is used by those who see love as a desiring to want to have fun with each other, to do activities indoor and outdoor, tease indulge and play harmless pranks on each other. The acquisition of love and attention itself may be part of the game.
This style of love grows slowly out of friendship and is based more on similar interests and a commitment to one another rather than on passion.
This love style is based on the perceptions of practicality. People who prefer this style approach their relationship in a "business-like" fashion and look for partners with whom they can share common goals.
This style usually flows out of a desire to hold one's partner in high esteem and wanting to love and be loved in this way seeing specialness in the interaction.
In this style of love one derives one's definition of love in being altruistic towards one's partner and feeling love in the acts of doing so. The person is willing to endure difficulty that arises from the partner's circumstance. It is based on an unbreakable commitment and an unconditional, selfless love.
Combination of Ludus and Storge.
Combination of Eros and Ludus.
Combination of Storge and Eros.
"Madness from the Gods."
Commitment is not the primary goal; oftentimes a stage experienced after a long term relationship has ended.