Attaining consummate love can be analogous in at least one respect to meeting ones target in a weightreduction program. I recently came across a very interesting article about the. A couple that has intimacy, passion, and commitment would be described as having consummate love, which is often thought of as the ideal relationship or the goal that all relationships should be working towards. According to sternberg, relationships built on two or more elements are more enduring than those based on a single component. Three factors make up a consummate love, the perfect kind of love. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Yet, if youre after true love, consummate love is the most likely match. Consummate love consummate love is also known as complete love, because all three components of the triangle are present.
In psychology there are many perspectives about the nature of love and theories that attempt to explain it. Relationships high on all three qualities qualify for consummate love, where you both love and like your partner, and are in a committed. It is a kind of love towards which many of us strive, especially in romantic relationships. Fatuous love low high high consummate love high high high note. During his time as a professor, sternberg emphasized his research in the fields of intelligence, creativity, wisdom, leadership, thinking styles, ethical reasoning, love. Consummate love is the complete form of love, representing an ideal relationship toward which people strive. Since i had began studying psychology at birkbeck, university of london i always thought it was cool try and blend social science and creativity. Love, commitment, and response to conflict among cypriot.
In most of the love kinds, two components are dominant, while the third one is only weak or absent. A different kind of love triangle clarity clinic nwi. Attaining this has no guarantee that it will last, however it is the goal for most people in relationships. It is a kind of love toward which many of us strive, especially in romantic relationships. As you read these, think about how these styles might become part of the types of love described above. Of the seven varieties of love, consummate love is theorized to be. Consummate, or complete, love results from the full combination of the three components. International journal of psychology love, commitment, and. In wedding album, though the title refers to a video made by vidulas family for her prospective groom in. Thats because consummate love combines the trust of commitment with the thrill of passion and the closeness of intimacy.
The triangular theory of love is a theory of love developed by robert sternberg, a member of the psychology department at yale university. Sternbergs triangular theory of love, on the other hand, posits that the ingredients of a successful relationship are passion, intimacy, and commitment. Though love has many different facets, the center of this quizworksheet will revolve around concepts such as the components of love, definition and examples of companionate love, and other types. Romantic love is typically what were talking about when cupids arrow strikes. Consummate love discussion in married couples started by heartnsoul, aug 24, 2006. All three are required to produce longlasting consummate love, whereas the absence of any of the components leads to other types of relationships such as friendships and infatuations. To test the adequacy of the theory for our population, we examined the psychometric properties of the triadic love scale tls and tested whether the three. Abstract the present study examined the association of love attitudes with the initiation, maintenance, and dissolution of relationships. Consummate love intimacy, passion and decisioncommitment.
Thats because ideal love requires the presence of all three components. This idea came about for me a few years back but it always stayed untouched for whatever reason. The prevalence and nature of unrequited love robert g. Lee 1973 offers a theory of love styles or types of lovers derived from an analysis of writings about love through the centuries. After much effort, time, and dedication, some couples eventually achieve consummate love. With all three components present, this is the type of love thats worth looking for or, perhaps, trying to recover. New approaches to the study of love are needed 2010, p. These elements also help in by providing a way about how love manifests itself in a relationship. Stream consummate love love in motion by arogers from desktop or your mobile device. Steinberg yale university this article presents a triangular theory of love. However, the triangular theory of love says that theres one thing these types cant be and thats ideal, true love. While this type of love is the strongest and most enduring, sternberg suggests that this type of love is rare. The emotional intimacy and the cognitive decisioncommitment components are typically rather constant in close relationships. Respondents completed the love attitudes scale and a questionnaire designed to measure experiences at each stage of relationship development.
Pragma is a style of love that emphasizes the practical aspects of love. Combining two points of the triangle create three different possible kinds of relationships. Of course, even once consummate love is achieved the journey isnt over. He and i depend on each other, and we always do things together.
A read is counted each time someone views a publication summary such as the title, abstract, and list of authors, clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the fulltext. Madey, rodgers, and lindsey 2009, the triangular theory of love speculates that intimacy, passion, and commitment are necessary elements toward attaining consummate or complete love. In this study, we examined the validity of sternbergs triangular theory of love in a sample of sexual minority male youth n 447. Knowing about these components of love may help couples avoid pitfalls in their relationship, work on the areas that need improvement or help them recognize when it might be time for a relationship to come to an end. A phenomenological study of falling out of romantic love.
Depending on the relative strength of each feature, a relationship may be classified by different types of love including romantic, companionate, empty, infatuation, and consummate. Sternberg uses the term consummate love to describe combining intimacy, passion, and commitment. Fatuous love can be exemplified by a whirlwind courtship and marriage in which a commitment is motivated largely by passion without the stabilizing influence of intimacy. It is important to recognize that a relationship based on a single element is less likely to. Relationships need constant work and attention to continue to. Consummate love love in motion by arogers adam rogers. Psychologist robert sternbergs theory describes types of love based on three different scales. According to the theory, love has three components. He thinks that attaining consummate love can be difficult, but keeping it is even harder 129 and he suggests that most romantic love relationships that do, in fact, survive eventually turn into companionate love relationships. Unrequited love ul is unreciprocated love that causes yearning for more complete love. Robert sternbergs triangular theory of love proposes that love is composed of three distinct but interrelated components. Five types of ul are delineated and conceptualized on a continuum from lower to greater levels of interdependence.
Article although virtually all aspire to consummate romantic love, the path toward achieving the ideal love relationship is littered with relationships that are incomplete approximations. Having these three at varying levels, or not having them at all will dramatically affect the relationship you are in. Passion, intimacy, and commitment are three important aspects of love. Discussions and theories about love additional information on chapter 3, page 27. Research examining how sexual minorities characterize love within samesex relationships is scarce. According to triangular theory, this is the type of relationship we should aim for. If the contemporary cultural belief is that romantic love is a necessary ingredient for marriage. Nonlove is a state where none of the three components are present. How to be consummated by love most of us long for the ideal love. We have been stay together for a long time, at least 3years and we are studying together in the us. Download limit exceeded you have exceeded your daily download allowance. Consummate love is the only kind of love that is a product of all.651 220 490 289 1122 1030 1410 798 376 1445 456 361 196 800 674 1444 537 516 167 473 186 643 1524 1405 1119 1351 521 185 781 1482 823 1481 385 1456 1101 288 1332 1383