Relationships

RELATIONSHIPS

“What is love?” is one of the most searched for terms in search engines. The conclusion of the Grant Study, a 75 year-long research survey at Harvard University, was that “happiness is love”. It showed that warm relationships are the best basis for health, wealth and a long life. By contrast, addiction, depression and neurosis are the biggest hurdles to this blessed state. Understanding the risks around internet porn use is important if we want to avoid addiction and find love instead.

In this section The Reward Foundation explores the many different ways people interact throughout their lives. What makes relationships work? How can you fall in love and stay in love? What are the pitfalls which might trip you up?

What is Love?

Love as Bonding

Pair Bonding Couples

Love as Sexual Desire

The Coolidge Effect

Diminishing Sexual Desire

Sex & Porn

We also provide a range of Resources to support your understanding of these issues.