Romantic love is a form of love that is often regarded as different from mere needs driven by sexual desire, or lust. Romantic love generally involves a mix of emotional and sexual desire, as opposed to platonic love. There is often, initially, more emphasis on the emotions than on physical pleasure.
How do you describe romantic love?
Romance or romantic love is an emotional feeling of love for, or a strong attraction towards another person, and the courtship behaviors undertaken by an individual to express those overall feelings and resultant emotions.
What is the point of romantic love?
They enliven and motivate us. A partner provides a companion when we have difficulty initiating action on our own. Being loved also validates our sense of self-esteem, overcomes shame-based doubts about our lovability, and soothes our fears of loneliness. But too often a beautiful romance turns sour.
How do romantic relationships start?
Whether you just met or youve had a crush for a while, typical relationships usually start out with a clap of chemistry and the rush of attraction. Understanding the route to a lasting relationship can help you to separate an initial infatuation from something that can take a turn toward becoming much more meaningful.