A strong commitment based on friendship, trust, respect, and intimacy that strengthens over time. go to glossary index
love characterized by feelings of affection and commitment to a relationship with another person. 603
the feelings of intimacy and affection we feel for another person when we care deeply for the person but do not necessarily experience passion or arousal in his or her presence
a relationship in which two people are both committed and intimate, but not passionate.
The affection we feel for those with whom our lives are deeply entwined.
A state of emotion (usually contrasted with romantic love) characterized by the affection we feel for those whose lives are deeply intertwined with our own.
An affection people feel for those with whom their lives are deeply intertwined. Characterized by trust, caring, tolerance of the partner?s flaws and idiosyncrasies, and an emotional tone of warmth and affection. Contrasted with passionate love. See also passionate love.