Communication and sexual desire

@inproceedings{Metts1996CommunicationAS,
  title={Communication and sexual desire},
  author={S. Metts and S. Sprecher and P. Regan},
  year={1996}
}
  • S. Metts, S. Sprecher, P. Regan
  • Published 1996
  • Psychology
  • 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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