Theories Of Adolescent Romantic Development

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Romantic relationships are one way to connect and to share with people, emotionally, physically, and sometimes spiritually. It plays an important role in a person’s life, which is to love and to be loved. However, romantic relationships or love in the adolescent stage can be mistaken as infatuation, eros-a passionate, intense or sexual desire for something, or a way to fill-up one’s loneliness.
In 2009, theories of romantic relationship development involved age, relationship familiarity and romantic relationship experiences. Patterns and the type of relationship were used to formulate the test on how it influenced the relationship in young adulthood. Results confirmed the theory and findings. The formation of a mature adolescent romantic relationship
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Results showed that all were satisfied in their relationship. The study was conducted to see the profile and involvement of teenagers in the relationship. However, the information found in the research is the negative consequence on their academic performance, and the couple’s public conduct (Mapalad, 2014).
Over 300 youths with love experiences were analyzed to identify the predictors of satisfying relationship. It was to measure the love experiences in and adolescent relationship. Significant results were shown that adult relationships and adolescent relationships are not so different from each other in terms of commitment, intimacy and passion. However, in an adolescent relationship, it appeared that there wan no relationship satisfaction, no trouble in the relationship, and no conflicts (Levesque, 1993).
According to Dr. Wyndol Furman (1999), an editor of the book ''The Development of Romantic Relationships in Adolescence,'' understanding teenage dating means understanding that adolescence is ''a roiling emotional caldron whose major fuel -- more than parents, peers or school and almost as much as those things combined -- is the opposite
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The study was to addresses whether the exposure to mass media effect the level of self-objectification and objectification of one’s partner by examining the gap in literature, which is then related to relationship and sexual satisfaction. In the analyses, partner-objectification was predictive of lower levels of relationship satisfaction. This study provides evidence for the negative effects of objectification in the context of romantic relationships among young adults. The study emphasized the importance of examining both self- and partner-objectification in the study of romantic relationships. The implication is that objectification, in the media and elsewhere, is implicated in a broad array of negative effects and that internalizing these objectifying messages is likely to be harmful to intimate, romantic relationships (Zurbriggen, Ramsey, and Jaworski,

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