Posted on January 30, 2015
In honor of Valentine's Day, a timely excerpt from Psychology of Love 101 by Karin Sternberg.
“When is it love? I know I like , but I’m not sure I love him (her).”
The theories described in this excerpt and especially in the book may help you answer this question for yourself. But first it may help to think about the relation between liking and loving. This may seem to...
Posted on November 13, 2013
Seven years ago I co-edited a book, The New Psychology of Love, which presented diverse perspectives on the nature of love. The authors of the various book chapters discussed their research about, and perspectives, on love. But the target reader of the book was scholars and graduate students. Undergraduates and laypeople probably would have had difficulty following some of the text.