Relationships

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Relationships
About This Book · Q&A · Recommended Books
The Science: The Evolution of the Human Brain · How Women Select Men · How Men Select Women · How Our Ancestors Lived · Monogamy and Polygamy · Hormones · Communication Styles
Life Stages: Childhood—Seeking Unconditional Love · Adolescence—Seeking Romantic Love · Adulthood—Families And Forgiveness · Agape—Altruistic Love
Practical Advice: Where Couples Met · Flirting · How to Write a Personal Ad · Dating · Sex · Becoming a Couple · Conflict In Relationships
Personality Types: Emotional Control Systems · Zeus-Hera · Poseidon-Athena · Apollo-Artemis · Hermes-Hestia · Ares-Hephaestus-Aphrodite · Dionysus-Demeter · Hades-Persephone

GeneralEdit

About This Book 
List of authors, organization, and notes.
Recommended Books 
Selected books to read if you would like to learn more.
Q&A 
Ask any questions you have about relationships.

The Science of RelationshipsEdit

The Evolution of the Human Brain 
What makes us distinct from other animals.
Admiration, Lust, Passion and Love
Hormones 
The sexual peaks of women's monthly cycles—and how men can boost their testosterone without pills or patches.
How Our Ancestors Lived 
We're rediscovering the peaceful, egalitarian lifestyle of our ancestors.
Communication Styles 
Communication to form hierarchies, as opposed to communication to form support circles.
How Women Select Men 
High-status, entertaining men attract women's attention. Continual emotional connection makes women want a lasting relationship.
How Men Select Women 
Visible beauty attracts men's initial attention, but it is a woman's inner beauty that makes a man want a lasting relationship.
Monogamy and Polygamy 
Throughout history, many humans have been moderately polygamous. So are modern "serial monogamists."

Life StagesEdit

Childhood—Seeking Unconditional Love 
…and what happens to people who weren't loved as children.
Adolescence—Seeking Romantic Love 
Young people feel passionate desire for mirrors of themselves.
Adulthood—Families And Forgiveness 
Mature individuals love their real partners.
Agape—Altruistic Love 
How loving one individual leads to loving others.

Practical AdviceEdit

Where Couples Met 
Friends and family introduced them at school, work, and church.
Flirting 
How to be fascinating to the opposite sex.
How to Write a Personal Ad 
…and find a website or publication that gets you dates.
Dating 
Help your date experience a wide range of emotions.
Sex 
Pregnancy, STDs—and tips for better kissing and "aural" sex.
Becoming a Couple 
Switch gender roles to move from dating to a committed relationship.
Conflict In Relationships 
Learning to love while accepting disagreement makes you healthy and, in the long run, happy.

Personality TypesEdit

Emotional Control Systems 
The basis of personality types.
Zeus-Hera 
Power, tradition, and social status.
Poseidon-Athena 
Integrating emotions with prudence.
Apollo-Artemis 
Adventure and good sense.
Hermes-Hestia 
A fun, happy home.
Ares-Hephaestus-Aphrodite 
The weekend warrior and the movie star.
Dionysus-Demeter 
Wounding and healing.
Hades-Persephone 
Transformation and transcendence.
Last modified on 12 September 2013, at 21:39