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Triangular Theory Of Love - Forms of Love
... love x Empty love x Romantic love x x Companionate love x x Fatuous love x x Consummate love x x x The three components, pictorially labeled on the vertices of a triangle ... Fatuous love can be exemplified by a whirlwind courtship and marriage - "fatuous in the sense that a commitment is made on the basis of passion without the stabilizing influence of intimate involvement ...

Famous quotes containing the word fatuous:

    There is something ridiculous and even quite indecent in an individual claiming to be happy. Still more a people or a nation making such a claim. The pursuit of happiness ... is without any question the most fatuous which could possibly be undertaken. This lamentable phrase “the pursuit of happiness” is responsible for a good part of the ills and miseries of the modern world.
    Malcolm Muggeridge (1903–1990)

    Was it for this the clay grew tall?
    MO what made fatuous sunbeams toil
    To break earth’s sleep at all?
    Wilfred Owen (1893–1918)