ASSIGNMENT ON POWER OF LOVE AND RELATIONSHIPS

Power of Love and Relationships

For this assignment, please address each of the items below:

1. Describe the factors of attraction. What attracts us to oneanother? Why are we less likely to befriend someone from anotherculture than someone from a similar background with a similarphysical aesthetic? Be sure to identify and describe all sixfactors in attraction.

2. Discuss the human need to build bonds and relationships. Do wehave an innate need to belong? If so, why? How is this needattached to our emotions, our social bonds, and our fear ofdeprivation?

3. Explain the three types of love: companionate, passionate, andcompassionate. What are the differences and similarities amongthem? What is an example of each type? How does Sternberg’sTriangular Theory of Love distinguish romantic love, from emptylove or infatuation? Please thoroughly address each of thecomponents in Figure 14.1.

Include an introduction, thesis statement, and conclusion. Yourcompleted assignment must be three to four pages in length(excluding title and reference pages). It must include a minimum oftwo to three references, formatted according to APA guidelines, asoutlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

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