The Sociology of an Unrequited Love

            An unrequited love is a type of romantic love that is common among young lovers who misread verbal and nonverbal cues of their beloved and who have yet to learn about their own romantic needs and wants. "Unrequited love is the result of one person deeply wanting an intimate relationship …

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Women Take Note: 5 Top Attitudes that Turn off Guys

Many women may not be aware that there are things that turn off men. Of course, this can be cultural. It depends on the type of social expectations and gender roles between sexes in a particular culture. But those who reside in urban centers with middle-class orientation, the following attitudes and behaviors can generally turn …

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5 Deadly Differences that Can End a Marriage

Marriage is cross-cultural. It is not only a union of persons but a union of cultures or way of life of two people who have different cultural upbringing or socialization. It is expected that conflicts and tensions can occur during the marriage. But there are certain differences which can threaten a marital commitment. The following …

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The Latent Message of Bruno Mars’ “Versace on the Floor”

“Versace on the Floor”  By: Bruno Mars Let’s take our time tonight, girl Above us all the stars are watchin’ There’s no place I’d rather be in this world Your eyes are where I’m lost in Underneath the chandelier We’re dancin’ all alone There’s no reason to hide What we’re feelin’ inside Right now So …

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Simple Obsessive Stalking and How to Handle it

Fig. 1 “Portrait of a Young Woman Gets Earful from an Annoyed Man Again…” by David Castillo Dominici (Image courtesy of FreeDigitalPhotos.net) Stalking is an indication of an unhealthy love. True love does not pressure the other to reciprocate the attraction and courtship of one's romantic feelings. People must be aware that stalking can be a …

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The Latent Message of Bruno Mars’ “Versace on the Floor”

“Versace on the Floor”  By: Bruno Mars Let’s take our time tonight, girl Above us all the stars are watchin’ There’s no place I’d rather be in this world Your eyes are where I’m lost in Underneath the chandelier We’re dancin’ all alone There’s no reason to hide What we’re feelin’ inside Right now So …

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“What is an Unhealthy Romantic Love?”

Fig. 3.1 “A Couple Having a Fight” by David Castillo Dominici (Image courtesy of FreeDigitalPhotos.net)     A true romantic love is said to be a sincere and based on mutual self-giving. People must avoid a one-sided affair where one partner in a romantic relationship is just using the other to satisfy his or her own …

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7 Reliable Tips on How to Heal a Broken Heart!

Introduction Rejection or separation from people we love is a fact of life. There are lots of romantics  and separated couples out there who are nursing a broken heart because they cannot forget the past and move on with their lives. To be rejected by somebody we love in a romantic or marital relationship can …

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It’s Official: Men to Suffer More Emotional Hardships than Women after Breakups!

Many assume that women would suffer more trauma than men after an ending of a serious relationship. This conclusion may be true in the economic realm, especially  if the female partners or wives are dependent on their boyfriends and husbands for support. But in the emotional or psychological realm, the case may be different. Women …

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Overcoming Opportunity and Relationship Traps

The Need of Intervention in Societal Traps Serious societal traps or problems require external intervention to free people from serious problems. Powerful individual or groups can liberate the poor and the helpless to end up their cycles of abuse, dependence, and poverty. Three young children in one rural community in the Philippines became orphans after …

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