: the decision
that one is in love, and the commitment to maintain that love.
- Intimacy: feelings that promote
closeness, bondedness, and connectednes, including concern for the welfare of others, subjective happiness, positive regard,
sharing, support, mutual understanding, and intimate communication.
- Passion: sources of arousal that
contribute to the experience of pasion, such as sexual needs, the need for self-esteem, affiliation, submission, dominance,