Communication and sexual desire

@inproceedings{Metts1996CommunicationAS,
  title={Communication and sexual desire},
  author={Sandra Metts and Susan Sprecher and Pamela C. Regan},
  year={1996}
}
Publisher Summary Sexual desire is a multifaceted construct, experienced as a unitary subjective state, but varying in intensity and quality as a result of the interaction of intrapsychic, interpersonal, and situational influences. This chapter discusses two prominent approaches: (1) the biological or reproductive perspective, and (2) the relational perspective. The former is characterized by an orientation to sexual desire as a biological drive with a corresponding view of emotion as a finite… CONTINUE READING

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