In Episode 22 of Happiness, A Sceptics Guide, your hosts Dr Gary Wood and Paul Flower look at the many splendoured thing called love. They look at the different styles of love, and how passion, intimacy and commitment combine to form different types of love, and how this relates to happiness. The proceedings are punctuated by the usual 'colourful' asides.
For more on gender and relationships check out Gary Wood's book 'The Psychology of Gender'. published by Routledge. For Uk see: https://amzn.to/34hR0BA and for US see: https://amzn.to/3BbW8mZ (It's available as a paperback, e-book and audio book).
'How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.' - Elisabeth Barrett Browning.