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The Idea of Marriage as a Mutual Relationship and the Painful Divorce of My Father and Mother
In a marriage relationship, you’ve realize that you found your soulmate, the one you want to spend the rest of your life with. You’ve both decide to be there for each other from sickness, and endure with them until death. The idea of marriage is when two people, who are in love, are emotionally intertwined with one another....
An Importance of Stable Relationship in People's Love Life
Communication Meets Relational Needs Do we really need relationships to be happy, especially lifelong mates? Sometimes it seems that all relationships do is cause stress and drama, and that it would just be better if we only worried about ourselves and gave up on humanity as a whole. But would we really be alright if we di...
Security and Desire in the Esther Perel Ted Talk
The two main points that stuck out to me while listening to Esther Perel Ted Talk, “The secret to desire in a long-term relationship” were security and desire. Perel does a great job of connecting the two different words and explaining what each mean to the individual and couples while making sense to how a couple can work....
The Issues in the Relationship of Alice and Marc
Ex-Wife, Current Trouble Despite perceived compatibility, sometimes relationships don’t work out. Sometimes one party can be too controlling, while the other is too submissive. Occasionally, a third party can cause insecurity within the relationship. Finally, a lack of communication between the couple can cause a relations...
Attachment Anxiety as a Perception of Conflict in Social Psychology
Relationships lie at the heart of the human experience and are vital to that of the fulfillment of an individual’s heart. The ideas of attachments in these close relationships are the main conception that in reality is essential to emotional life and the inclination to form these attachments are an integral part of human na...
A Comparison of Online Dating and Meeting People in Person
It’s often said that meeting online is dangerous. Parent don't allow teens to get online and meet people, even with supervised contact. This often causes the teen to do it behind the parents back. Coming into dating as a fifteen year old girl I would always knock heads with my family when it came to dating. I often got onli...
Forgiveness Can Help Mend Broken Relationships
Forgotten Friends“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” (Gandhi, 1958). I believe that forgiveness is an important aspect in every bodies life. I know that it is really emphasized in some religions, but even as a non-religious person I can understand it’s value and importance in relation...
The Importance of Negotiation in a Successful Sexual Relationship
Negotiation is inherent in all sexual relationships. According to the Sexual Scripts as discussed by William Simon and John H. Gagnon, interpersonal scripts allow for individual interpretations of sex and sexuality in accordance to relevant cultural scenarios and particular preferences, therefore creating an infinite array...
The Pros and Cons of Joining in a Discourse Community
Ain’t Nobody Messin’ With My Clique Two people, one language, one communication path. This is what we would define as a discourse community. While Dr. Tripp easily defined this for us, Ann Johns spent a good time dwelling on this fact of what a discourse community is. In her essay, “Discourse Communities and Communities of...
The Importance of Commitment in Marriage
Should marriage be a lifelong commitment? Marriage is the legal bond that unites two people who love each other. It represents their wish to share a lifetime together in good times as well as in bad times. Marriage enables society to respect the relationship. However, whether marriage should be a lifelong commitment is a d...