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Description: Chapter 8 reviews the concept of love as a triangle including intimacy, passion, and commitment. In this experiment, couples engage in a talk show to trigger their curiosity to determine what triggers love. After watching the experiment, what factors triggered “love” in the couples?
Description: Have you ever been in a relationship and wondered whether it was lust or love? Love and lust are not the same concepts; they characterize different types of love. In this TEDx talk, Dr. Terri Orbuch discusses the difference between lust and love in romantic relationships.
Description: This video reviews the behaviors of individuals in different attachment styles. How does attachment styles influence dating behaviors?
Description: In this video, the parent–child bond is explained through attachment styles theory. Several parent–child observations are illustrated in the video. Why is nurturing a positive parent–child bond so important during a child’s emotional development process?
Description: This Late First Date Radio podcast discusses the six love styles. How do these love styles improve your dating odds of success? Which of these six love styles have you encountered in your previous dating experiences?
Description: What is the secret to a happy marriage? In this Live True podcast, David and Caron Loveless discuss the value of understanding attachment styles to promote healthy and happy marriages.
Description: Developing secure attachment styles in relationships can be challenging. The author of Wired for Love: How Understanding Your Partner’s Brain and Attachment Style Can Help You Defuse Conflict and Build a Secure Relationship, Stan Tatkin, discusses attachment styles in romantic relationships. Do you agree or disagree with Tatkin’s arguments?
Web 1: The 7 Types of Love
Description: In Chapter 8, you learned about the six types of love. In this Psychology Today article, Neel Burton discusses J. A. Lee’s 1973 book Colours of Love and also suggests a seventh type of love. Do you agree or disagree with his inclusion of philautia?
Description: This Scientific American blog offers relationship advice for individuals who feel insecure in finding the “ideal” romantic partner. How can awareness of one’s insecure adult attachment style enhance our ability to find the “ideal” partner?
Description: Meghan Laslocky discusses the role of attachment insecurity and relationship issues and provides five strategies to overcome adult attachment insecurity in relationships. Which of these strategies do you think is more effective to manage attachment insecurity?
Description: An article in Greater Good: The Science of a Meaningful Life illustrates how to develop a happy and secure child. Diana Divecha’s new book, Raising a Secure Child, illustrates several research findings on raising secure children.
Description: Assess your adult attachment style in close relationships. What is your dominant attachment style in close relationships?