Tag: relationships


Relationships most often refers to:

  • Family relations and relatives: consanguinity
  • Interpersonal relationship, a strong, deep, or close association or acquaintance between two or more people
  • Romance (love), a connection between two people driven by love and/or sexual attraction.

regarding human behaviour and psychology.


A group of people related by consanguinity (recognized birth) or affinity (marriage or other relationship). The purpose of the family: to maintain the well-being of its members and society.

Ideally, families offer predictability, structure, and safety as members mature and learn to participate in the community. Historically, most human societies use family as the primary locus of attachment, similarly nurturance and socialization.

Interpersonal relationships

The concept involves social associations, connections, or affiliations between two or more people. Different in their degree of intimacy or self-disclosure, also in their duration, in their reciprocity and in their power distribution, to name only a few dimensions.

The context vary from family, friendship, marriage, relations with associates, work, clubs, neighborhoods, and places of worship.

Law, custom, or mutual agreement can regulate relationships, and form the basis of social groups and of society as a whole. Created by people’s interactions with one another in social situations.

Romance/Romantic love

A feeling of love for, or a strong attraction towards another person, and the courtship behaviors undertaken by an individual to express those overall feelings and resultant emotions.

Emotions and sensations of romantic love are widely associated with sexual attraction, romantic feelings can exist without expectation of physical consummation and be subsequently expressed.

Obviously in certain cases, romance could even be just passed down as a normal friendship. Historically, the term romance originates with the medieval ideal of chivalry as set out in the literature of chivalric romance.