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Sternberg's Triangular Theory of Love: Definition, Examples & Predictions

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Companionate love can often be seen in long-term marriages, and it lacks _____

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1. According to Robert Sternberg, the type of love that has intimacy, passion, and commitment is called _____.

2. Which of the following couples has the LEAST stable type of love?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combination will display your knowledge of Robert Sternberg's Triangular Theory of Love. You will be tested on various types of love that make up the theory.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Companionate love that is seen in long-term marriages
  • Love that entails intimacy, passion, and commitment
  • The love that is least stable
  • The relationship you have with an acquaintance

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Sternberg's theory
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about love that isn't stable
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding fantasy love and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Our lesson entitled Sternberg's Triangular Theory of Love: Definition, Examples & Predictions will give you more insight into this topic. The material covers the following objectives:

  • Details Sternberg's three components of love
  • Defines infatuation
  • Explains the different relationships that define love
  • Covers how people confuse the various types of love
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