What is Confluent Love?

Best Strategies in Courting Women

Introduction Two things to remember before courting a woman. First, dating is different from courtship, although they are related. Dating can lead to courtship. Second, it is important to court one woman at a time. Finally, courtship is not a game but a preparation for marriage for the Catholic Church. 1. Dating is different from …

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What is Confluent Love?

SOCIOLOGICALLY YOURS, Dr. Vivencio (Ven) Ballano


Confluent love is the most popular type of  union in  today’s globalizing world that is characterized by flows, flexibility, and “liquidity” of information and migration of people around the globe. The current postmodern society prefers anything contingent or passing, or relationships without lasting or long-term commitment. Confluent love flourishes in this type of environment. It is, therefore, unsurprising to see divorce, annulment, and legal separation, cohabitation, and marital infidelity increasing in today’s global society.

Unlike romantic love, confluent love has no commitment to last until death or to enter into marriage. It is passing and it is good while it lasts for partners.

this story of Gabrielle illustrates the contingency of confluent love:


“It was three years ago when I became friends with a guy I met through a mutual friend. It was hard not to like him. He was sweet, charming and thoughtful. He became the friend I would…

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Why People’s Commitments Change?

INTRODUCTION Why people's commitments change? Despite the fact that people promise to love one another or married couples take the wedding vows seriously, permanent commitment to stay together is not always attainable. Well, let me just explain here two important reasons why commitment in a relationship changes despite the serious promise of couples to stay …

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Is it Natural to Fall in Love? Check this out!

https://www.amazon.com/NATURAL-FALL-LOVE-Sociological-Romantic-ebook/dp/B01AQMN5QW/ref=sr_1_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1509772425&sr=1-3&keywords=vivencio+ballano  Have you experienced falling in love? What was it like? Did it feel natural?       One biological theory suggests that falling in love is like “being drunk.” The love hormone can make people fall in love, making them “drunk” with erotic passion and altruism. Scientists who prescribed to this theory identified the hormone associated with …

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Is it Natural to Fall in Love?

Photo credit: FreeDigitalPhotos.net Introduction Have you experienced falling in love? What was it like? Did it feel natural? Is love forever? Here's the love story of Kenneth: "Just call me Kenneth. I’m 27 years old, with a swell job at one of the biggest networks in the country. My girlfriend, Clarissa, is very pretty, smart, …

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