Evolved to be connected: the dynamics of attachment and sex over the course of romantic relationships
作者: Gurit E BirnbaumHarry T Reis
作者单位: 1Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Herzliya, Israel
2University of Rochester, USA
刊名: Current Opinion in Psychology, 2019, Vol.25 , pp.11-15
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.copsyc.2018.02.005
原始语种摘要: Sexual urges and emotional attachments are not always connected. Still, joint operation of the sexual and the attachment systems is typical of romantic relationships. Hence, within this context, the two systems mutually influence each other and operate together to affect relationship well-being. In this article, we review evidence indicating that sex promotes enduring bonds between partners and provide an overview of the contribution of attachment processes to understanding the sex-relationship linkage. We then present a model delineating the functional significance of sex in relationship development. We conclude by suggesting future directions for studying the dual potential of sex for either deepening attachment to a current valued partner or promoting a new relationship when the...
全文获取路径: Elsevier  (合作)

  • mutually 互相
  • over 在上方
  • attachment 附件
  • conclude 结论
  • deepening 向下侵蚀
  • connected 连通的
  • bonds 公债
  • romantic 传奇式的
  • partner 合伙人
  • development 开发