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So, I have a hard time understanding the sentence quoted above. The statement, "Passion might affect happiness but not as much as love" reflects the work described directly following that statement by Gonzaga and colleagues about happiness.

I turn and lay my head against the pillow, feeling your heartbeat drum a lullaby in my ear.

A thousand butterflies kiss at my skin, and I long to feel the softness of your lips.

Do you need passion for long-term relationship happiness?

Here’s what the scientific research has to say on the question: The passion experienced in any one relationship differs from that experienced by other couples, and even within a couple, passion tends to ebb and flow over the course the relationship.

You cite Sternberg's triangular theory of love, but then you say "Passion might affect happiness, but not as much as love." According to Sternberg, there are three components to love (and seven types of love).

Passion is one of the three components (along with intimacy and commitment).

Yours, Emily Delilah, Every word you confide in me, every wonderful and terrible moment you share with me, melts me inside.

You let yourself be vulnerable with me and trust me beyond my comprehension. I am consumed by the desire to be with you, to talk to you and to feel you near me. When you envision your future, do you see me in it, waiting with open arms?

I really loved trying to process my thoughts on this article.

Passion is different from love and it drives us to another level with a partner. Loving someone is great, but if you're passionate about someone it is even better.

I lie awake and feel the gentle warmth of your breath as it would fall on my cheek.