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Nature of relationships

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Interpersonal relationships are social associations, connections, or affiliations between two or more people. ...

Types of relationships

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Friendship is a term used to denote co-operative and supportive behaviour between two or more social entities. ... A family of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso in 1997 A family consists of a domestic group of people (or a number of domestic groups), typically affiliated by birth or marriage, or by comparable legal relationships — including domestic partnership, adoption, surname and (in some cases) ownership (as occurred in the Roman Empire). ... Parenthood is a 1989 film starring Steve Martin, Dianne Wiest, Dennis Dugan, Mary Steenburgen, Paul Linke, Jason Robards, Rick Moranis, Tom Hulce, Martha Plimpton, Zachary La Voy, Keanu Reeves, and Joaquin Phoenix. ... An intimate relationship is an interpersonal relationship with a great deal of physical and/or emotional intimacy. ... A marriage is a relationship between or among individuals, usually recognized by civil authority and/or bound by the religious beliefs of the participants. ... An intimate relationship is a interpersonal relationship where there is a great deal of physical or emotional intimacy. ...

History of relationships

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Basic relationship concepts

AttachmentBondingBoyfriendCohabitationDivorceFriendshipFamilyGirlfriendJealousyLoveMarriageMonogamyOpen MarriagePlatonic lovePolyamoryPolyandryPolygamyPolygynandryPolygynyRapeSexualitySeparationSwingingViolenceWidowhood Attachment in adults deals with the theory of attachment in adult romantic relationships. ... The term human bond, or more generally human bonding, refers to the process or formation of a close personal relationship, as between a mother and child, especially through frequent or constant association. ... A boyfriend is a male partner in a non-marital romantic relationship with another person. ... Cohabitation is defined as an emotional, physical, and intellectually intimate relationship which includes a common living place and which exists without the benefit of legal, cultural, or religious sanction. ... Divorce or dissolution of marriage is the ending of a marriage before the death of either spouse, which can be contrasted with an annulment, which is a declaration that a marriage is void, though the effects of marriage may be recognized in such unions, such as spousal support, child custody... Friendship is a term used to denote co-operative and supportive behaviour between two or more social entities. ... A family of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso in 1997 A family consists of a domestic group of people (or a number of domestic groups), typically affiliated by birth or marriage, or by comparable legal relationships — including domestic partnership, adoption, surname and (in some cases) ownership (as occurred in the Roman Empire). ... A girlfriend is a female partner in a non-marital romantic relationship with either a heterosexual or bisexual male, or a lesbian or bisexual female. ... Jealousy is an emotion by one who perceives that another person is giving something that he/she wants or feels is due to them (often attention, love, respect or affection) to an alternate. ... Love is a profound feeling of tender affection for or intense attraction to another. ... A marriage is a relationship between or among individuals, usually recognized by civil authority and/or bound by the religious beliefs of the participants. ... In monogamy (Greek: monos = single/only and gamos = marriage) a person has only one spouse or romantic partner at a time (as opposed to polygamy). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Platonic love in its modern popular sense is an affectionate relationship into which the sexual element does not enter, especially in cases where one might easily assume otherwise. ... Start of polyamory contingent at San Francisco Pride 2004. ... In social anthropology and sociobiology, polyandry (Greek: poly many, andros man) means a female forming a stable sexual union with more than one male. ... The term polygamy (literally many marriages in late Greek) is used in related ways in social anthropology and sociobiology and sociology. ... Group marriage is a form of marriage in which more than one man and more than one woman form a family unit, and all members of the marriage share parental responsibility for any children arising from the marriage. ... The term polygyny (neo-Greek: poly+gune Many + Wives) is used in related ways in social anthropology and sociobiology. ... This article or section may contain original research or unverified claims. ... Legal separation is a possible step towards divorce under United States law. ... Swinging, sometimes referred to in North America as the swinging lifestyle or simply The Lifestyle (although this simplified term is also used by people into Leather and BDSM), is non-monogamous sexual activity, treated much like any other social activity, that can be experienced as a couple. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... A widow is a woman whose husband has died. ...

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Relationship lists

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Resources

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Books (alphabetical by title)

  • All the Happy Families: Exploring the Varieties of Family Life, by Paul Bohannan (1985). ISBN 0-07-006432-6
  • American Couples, by Philip Blumstein and Pepper Scwartz (1983). ISBN 0-688-03772-0
  • Anatomy of Love: The Natural History of Monogamy, Adultery, and Divorce, by Helen Fisher (1998). ISBN 0-7881-5821-X
  • Art of Loving, by Erich Fromm (1956). ISBN 0-06-095828-6
  • Attachment, by John Bowlby (reprinted 2000). ISBN 0-465-00543-8
  • Attachment Theory and Close Relationships, edited by Jeffry Simpson and Steven Rholes (1997). ISBN 1-57230-102-3
  • Becoming Attached: First Relationships and How They Shape Our Capacity to Love, by Robert Karen (reprinted 1998). ISBN 0-19-511501-5
  • Dangerous Passion: Why Jealousy is as Necessary as Love and Sex, by David Buss (2000). ISBN 0-7475-5360-2
  • Fighting for Your Marriage (New and Revised), by Howard Markman, Scott Stanley, and Susan Blumberg (2001). ISBN 0-7879-5744-5
  • I Do/I Don't: Queers on Marriage, edited by Greg Wharton and Ian Philips (2004). ISBN 0-9746388-7-0
  • Janus Report on Sexual Behavior, by Samuel Janus and Cynthia Janus (1994). ISBN 0-471-01614-4
  • Jealousy 3rd Edition, edited by by Gordon Clanton and Lynn Smith (1997). ISBN 0-7618-0949-X
  • Jealousy: Theory, Research, and Clinical Strategies, by Gregory White and Paul Mullen (1992). ISBN 0-89862-532-7
  • Just Living Together: Implications of Cohabitation on Families, Children, and Social Policy, edited by Alan Booth and Ann Crouter (2002). ISBN 0-8058-3963-1
  • Lesbian Polyamory Reader: Open Relationships, Non-Monogamy, and Casual Sex, edited by Marcia Munson and Judith Stelboum (1999). ISBN 1-56023-120-3
  • Myth of Monogamy, by David Barash and Judith Lipton (reprinted 2002). ISBN 0-8050-7136-9
  • Natural History of Love, Revised and Updated, by Morton Hunt (1994). ISBN 0-385-47050-9
  • Open Marriage: A New Life Style for Couples, by Nena O'Neill and George O'Neill (reprinted 1984). ISBN 0-87131-438-X
  • Romantic Jealousy: Causes, Symptoms, Cures, by Ayala Malach Pines (1998). ISBN 0-415-92010-8
  • Same-Sex Marriage: Pro and Con, Revised and Updated, edited by Andrew Sullivan (2004). ISBN 1-4000-7866-0
  • Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide, by John Gottman and Nan Silver (2000). ISBN 0-609-80579-7
  • Sexual Behavior in the 1970s, by Morton Hunt (1974). ISBN 0-87223-393-6
  • Unmarried to Each Other: The Essential Guide to Living Together as an Unmarried Couple, by Dorian Solot and Marshall Miller (2002). ISBN 1-56924-566-5
  • What Is Marriage For? The Strange Social History of Our Most Intimate Institution, by E.J. Graff (2004). ISBN 0-8070-4135-1
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