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As emerging adults mature, they begin to develop attachment and caring qualities in their relationships, including love, bonding, security, and support for partners.
Earlier relationships also tend to be shorter and exhibit greater involvement with social networks.
The strain of internalized homo-negativity and of presenting themselves in line with socially acceptable gender norms can reduce the satisfaction and emotional and health benefits they experience in their relationships.
However, couple studies have found no decline in intimacy nor in the importance of sex, intimacy, and passionate love to those in longer or later-life relationships.
Freud conceived of the Oedipal complex, the supposed obsession of young boys their mother and the accompanying fear and rivalry with their father, and the less well-known Electra complex, in which the young girl feels that her mother has castrated her and therefore becomes obsessed with her father.
Freud’s ideas influenced thought on parent-child relationships for decades.
It can be used to avoid making an assumption about the gender or relational status (e.g.
married, cohabitating, civil union) of a person’s intimate partner.