Saturday, November 18, 2017
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#Aristotle #tend to #love #three #different #things

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/happy-together/201711/one-question-may-determine-whether-your-love-will-last In the Nicomachean Ethics, the classic tome on what constitutes the good life, Aristotle says we tend to love three different kinds of things: those that are useful, those that are pleasurable, and those that are good. And he claims that there is a type of friendship that corresponds to

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#Who #Knew #Sex #Makes #Us #Happy #Fulfilled #Relationships

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/fulfillment-any-age/201707/the-secret-reason-sex-is-so-good-your-relationship As the authors concluded, “Hence, sex seems not only beneficial because of its physiological or hedonic effects … but because it promotes a stronger and more positive connection with the partner” (p. 296). Over time, such experiences build to strengthen the bonds between partners, meaning that their long-term relationship satisfaction

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#Some #People #Have #Difficult #Relationships

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/fulfillment-any-age/201706/why-some-people-just-have-difficult-relationships According to Ricco and Sierra, avoidantly-attached individuals should be less able to handle conflict for several reasons. First of all, they have a distrustful view of others, figuring that they’re not really all that loyal or caring. Secondly, they’re not as good at gauging how other people feel. Finally, avoidant

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#Why #Stay #Bad #Relationships

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/dating-and-mating/201705/the-good-reasons-we-stay-in-bad-relationships Common mechanisms which help to maintain our relationships are “partner-enhancement” and “positive illusions.” Both terms refer to the fact that we tend to see our romantic partners positively, sometimes unrealistically so (Morry et al., 2010; Conley et al., 2009). In both gay and lesbian as well as heterosexual couples, those

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How relationships affect happiness

7 ways relationships affect your personal happiness (according to science) http://t.co/GvScQGY3AD pic.twitter.com/XNOlN9gy9r— HuffPost Living (@HealthyLiving) August 31, 2015 Romantic relationships have a greater influence on life satisfaction than work. This is very telling: We may regard relationships more highly than success at work, according to 2013 research from the National University of

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