A culture promoting a strong desire for romantic relationships can greatly influence feelings of romantic loneliness and of closeness. The results suggest that Western cultures strong emphasis on the importance of romantic relationships may unduly amplify individuals levels of loneliness.
How does our culture define romantic love?
Jankowiak, 1995). Romantic love generally involves a mix of emotional and sexual desire: emotional highs, exhilaration, passion, and elation. Romantic love is passionate, but the. passion itself is not the only feature of this type of love.
What is the culture of love?
The Culture of Love interprets the sweeping change in loving that spanned a period when scientific discoveries reduced the terrors and dangers of sex, when new laws gave married women control over their earnings and their bodies, when bold novelists and artists shook off the prudishness and hypocrisy that so paralyzed
Is love a culture?
Some researchers suggest that love is a basic human emotion just like happiness or anger, while others believe that it is a cultural phenomenon that arises partly due to social pressures and expectations.