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  • Love and Relationships
    This site discusses what love is and attempts to increase people’s awareness of relationship myths.

  • Beauty and the Self-Fulfilling Prophecy
    This site discusses whether beauty really is only skin deep. It also examines the self-fulfilling nature of people’s perceptions of beauty.

  • Love at First Sight
    Devoted to covering a book by the same name. The book discusses love and the different types of traits that attract men and women to one another, along with the emotions that accompany attraction.

  • Evolutionary Psychology
    This site provides information compiled by Leda Cosmides and John Tooby about the principles of evolutionary psychology, including coverage of how these principles apply to relationships.

  • Loneliness and the Internet
    Describes a study sponsored by the Stanford Institute for the Quantitative Study of Society. Follow the links to learn more about the relationship between increased internet use and loneliness.

  • Interpersonal Complementarity
    This page is maintained by Scott Acton, a personality psychologist. The site examines the principle of complementarity within the interpersonal circumplex model of behavior. It has many informative links.

  • Ethological Attachment Theory
    This paper critically reviews Bowlby’s and Ainsworth’s conceptualizations of attachment theory.

  • Attachment Theory of Love
    Reviews Shaver’s work on attachment and provides many links to other sites devoted to the topic. It also includes online love tests.

  • Dr. Pitman’s Advice for the Lovelorn
    Humorous advice from a leading authority on nothing in particular.

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