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Positive Psychology of Love
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Positive Psychology of Love

M. Hojjat and Duncan Cramer


This edited volume provides a clear and up-to-date summary of the most relevant research which suggests how we can have more fulfilling close and intimate relationships and how these relationships may enhance our lives. There are 16 major chapters, each of which focuses on a different aspect of close and intimate relationships as related to positive psychology. The topics of these chapters include romantic love, intimacy, friendship, positive emotions, sexuality, attachment, communication, compassionate love, forgiveness, conflict resolution, self-esteem, personal projects, relational maintena ... More

Keywords: positive psychology, close/intimate relationships, friendship, love, intimacy, self-esteem, emotions, sexuality, attachment, mental/physical health

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199791064
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791064.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

M. Hojjat, editor
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Duncan Cramer, editor
Loughborough University

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