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When Love Drives you off the Trails

Narratives of Morbid Love

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Many Faces of Love

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Romantic love appears as the keystone of happiness and it is seen to involve plenty of various positive physical, psychological, and behavioral features (Aron et al., 2005; Gonzaga et al., 2001; Fisher, 2004; Hatfield & Sprecher, 1986; Määttä, 2011a,b; Määttä & Uusiautti, 2012a,d; Uusiautti & Määttä, 2011, 2012). These features are, among others, increased sense of well-being, energy, stronger selfesteem and self-regard, sexual appeal, and expectation of a promising symbiotic future. Many of these factors work two-way: on the one hand, they support positive togetherness while, on the other hand, they can become the chains of love.

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Määttä, K., Uusiautti, S. (2013). When Love Drives you off the Trails. In: Määttä, K., Uusiautti, S. (eds) Many Faces of Love. SensePublishers, Rotterdam. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-6209-206-8_12

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