His research in Clinical Psychology examines the developmental course of marital distress and family dysfunction. In doing so, his work seeks to determine the mechanisms by which relationship distress and dissolution follow the positive emotions of courtship.
This is a dummy description. Added to Your Shopping Cart. The book thoroughly interrogates the current research on topics such as attraction, sex, love, internet dating, and heartbreak Takes an argument driven approach to the study of intimate relationships, encouraging critical engagement with the subject Part of The Great Myths series, it's written in a style that is compelling and succinct, making it ideal for general readers and undergraduates.
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About the Author Matthew D. Table of contents Acknowledgments ix Introduction 1 1 Sex 4 1 Men have a stronger libido than women 5 2 Hooking up in college is bad for women 12 3 All marriages have been consummated 20 4 All marriages are sexually active 24 2 Attraction and Courtship 30 5 Being smooth is the best way to pick someone up 31 6 Opposites attract 42 7 People know what they want in a partner 47 3 Online Dating 52 8 Having access to innumerable online profiles of potential partners increases the likelihood of finding Mr.
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Matthew D. Great Myths of Intimate Relationships provides a captivating, pithy introduction to the subject that challenges and demystifies the many fabrications and stereotypes surrounding relationships, attraction, sex, love, internet dating, and heartbreak.