Emotional Intelligence in Love and Relationships

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Are you curious? Hopeful that you'll learn something about yourself? Bored because this is something you have to do for school and you're not really into it — or happy because it's a school project you enjoy? Perhaps you're distracted by something else, like feeling excited about your weekend plans or sad because you just went through a breakup.

Affect on Relationships As anyone who has ever lived and loved can approve, not all types of love are the same. The love you air for your partner during the ahead of schedule stages of a romance can air much different than the love you may feel years later into the relationship. Psychologist Elaine Hatfield has described two different types of romantic love: compassionate also known as companionate after that passionate. Compassionate love involves feelings of mutual respect, trustand affection while adore love involves intense feelings and sexual attraction. Hatfield defines passionate love at the same time as a state of intense longing designed for union with another. People in this state of love tend to be subject to very powerful feelings for each erstwhile. They need to be near the other person, may think about the other person constantly, and experience acute distress when separated. Passionate love additionally comes in two different forms. Requited love occurs when the two individuals share mutual attraction and feelings designed for one another.

The weekend trip you planned with a friend starts in exactly 4 hours. You've been catching up on studying and chores all week so you can enjoy the time away. After that now the teacher announces a acid test on Monday. You probably feel aggravated — or maybe downright angry. You might feel disappointed.

Basis photograph from iStock Stephen has been married twice. Two wedding days. But Stephen has no happy memories as of either — or, in fact, as of the marriages or any of his relationships. He met his first companion on a pre-nursing course when he was just Six years later, they were married. Three years after so as to, they got divorced; she was by no means really the right one for him, he says.