8 Areas of Conflict in Relationship Due to Cultural Differences

There is a popular belief that romantic or marital relationship fails because of personal incompatibility. People who fall in love eventually separate due to irreconcilable personal differences. Many say that the incompatible personalities between partners is often the cause of  break-ups. But one can rarely hear from these people blaming the cultural incompatibility between partners …

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“What is an Unhealthy Romantic Love?”

A true romantic love is said to be 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 needs. Sadly, there are people who allow this type of love and allow their partners to manipulate …

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Top Misconceptions About Love

1. Love is Natural. Love is not natural and biological but socially-learned in society. In the sociology of emotions, sociologists believe that people’s emotions are determined by society and culture. Thus, people’s deep feelings and emotions of love are primarily a product of cultural and social conditioning. In the same manner, people’s romantic feelings and …

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Looks, Romance, and True Love

Looks and Personal Character in Romantic Love       It’s not true that one’s character is shown on one’s face. If it’s angelic and beautiful, then he or she is probably Mr. or Ms. Right or one’s long-lost soul mate or destined partner in life!       Social science research has shown that there is …

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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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What is Love Obsession Stalking?

Love stalking is one of the most unhealthy types of romantic love. It is often associated with mental or psychological disorder. In one of the most comprehensive studies of stalking, Rosemary Purcell, Michele Pathé and Paul Mullen from the Victorian Institute of Forensic Mental Health and Monash University, in Australia, surveyed 3700 adult men and …

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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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Looks, Romance, and True Love

Looks and Personal Character in Romantic Love       It’s not true that one’s character is shown on one’s face. If it’s angelic and beautiful, then he or she is probably Mr. or Ms. Right or one’s long-lost soul mate or destined partner in life!       Social science research has shown that there is …

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8 Areas of Conflict in Relationship Due to Cultural Differences

There is a popular belief that romantic or marital relationship fails because of personal incompatibility. People who fall in love eventually separate due to irreconcilable personal differences. Many say that the incompatible personalities between partners is often the cause of  break-ups. But one can rarely hear from these people blaming the cultural incompatibility between partners …

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Looks, Romance, and True Love

Looks and Personal Character in Romantic Love       It’s not true that one’s character is shown on one’s face. If it’s angelic and beautiful, then he or she is probably Mr. or Ms. Right or one’s long-lost soul mate or destined partner in life!       Social science research has shown that there is …

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