Intimate Relationships

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Madeline
Emotions
English 315
September 15, 2012
Emotions
Emotions occur in relationships. There are many different types of relationships, including intimate, friendly, and family relationships. The type of relationship I am going to focus on is an intimate relationship. This is one of the most interesting types of relationships because there are many different feelings and emotions that occur ranging from happiness to sadness, excitement to anger, and feeling “in love” to feeling “out of love.”

When they begin, most romantic relationships involve a lot of happiness. In the initial stages, the lovers share information about one another. After a while each person notices things that make each other feel angry. For example, bad manners might be found unattractive. Little arguments begin to happen in the first few months of a relationship.

Depending on the person, intimacy may take a short or a long time to get to in a relationship. Intercourse is considered a big deal between some people. For many couples it requires a lot of trust in the other person. Trust matters because intercourse occurs between the two when they are alone. It is only between those two people; therefore you must have trust to take that big of a step in a relationship. If somebody no longer feels romantically or intimately involved it can leave a lot of room for problems, including a main reason for a breakup.

Unfortunately, a break up can be rough for both the man and woman. However, women tend to have more emotions in subjects such as relationships where sex is involved. Kelly Clarkson, a top Popular Culture musician, explains this well in her song “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You.)” The first part of the song states that the bed feels warmer sleeping in it alone. The emotions she is showing include being angry, almost as if she is pretending to be stronger when she really is not. People do not write songs about being over someone without having some...
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