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On SAGE Insight: Sexual desire enables the forming of relationship-initiating behaviors

Article title: Fueled by desire – Sexual activation facilitates the enactment of relationship-initiating behaviors From Journal of Social and Personal Relationships Evolutionary and attachment scholars have long theorized that sexual desire serves as a powerful motivational force that brings potential romantic … Continue reading

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Esteem and Social Connections

Free article and accompanying podcast  From Journal of Social and Personal Relationships Social risk interacts with self-esteem to predict relationship-initiation motivation and behavior. However, because socially risky situations afford both rewards and costs, it is unclear which affordance is responsible … Continue reading

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