The triangle of love: intimacy, passion, commitment

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A noted psychologist researches the make-up of love, citing three main ingredients--intimacy, passion, and commitment--that determine the success of a relationship and offers guidelines for enhancing personal relationships

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Yale psychologist Sternberg provides an intelligible overview of theory and research on the psychology of heterosexual love. Growing out of his own and others' empirical investigations, Sternberg's ... Read full review


In Quest of Love
The Ingredients of Love
Applying the Triangular Theory

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Robert J. Sternberg, PhD, is Provost and Senior Vice President as well as Professor of Psychology at Oklahoma State University. His PhD is from Stanford and he holds 11 honorary doctorates. Sternberg is the author of roughly 1250 publications and has won two dozen awards. He is President-Elect of the Federation of Associations of Brain and Behavioral Sciences, President of the International Association for Cognitive Education and Psychology, and a former President of the American Psychological Association.

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