Social Sciences & Psychology

Social Sciences & Psychology

Dating Partner: Will Love Contribute to Romantic Jealousy and Satisfaction?

Pages: 7  ,  Volume: 11  ,  Issue: 1 , August   2018
Received: 08 Sep 2018  ,  Published: 08 September 2018
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Authors

# Author Name
1 Eduardus Pambudi
2 Hally Weliangan

Abstract

Romantic Jealousy in dating partner is one of a phenomenon that often makes individual feels unsatisfied with their own relationship. However, there are still many things that can contribute to satisfaction in dating, one of which is love. This study aims to see the contribution of love to romantic jealousy and satisfaction in dating relationships. Respondents of this study are 196 people aged from 17 to 36 years, with a period of dating under 1 year to more than 5 years. Each respondent has a varied intensity of meetings, ranging from every day, uncertain, to undergoing long-distance relationships. The results of this study indicate that love has small contribution to romantic jealousy and satisfaction in dating. In other words, satisfaction in dating is not necessarily obtained only with love itself, but there are many other factors are able to contribute more to satisfaction in dating. Based on the results of this study, it is strongly recommended for future research to make a model of factors that contribute to satisfaction in dating, so as to be able to provide a clear picture of things that can affect satisfaction in dating.

Keywords

  • love
  • jealousy
  • satisfaction
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