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Understanding Romantic Relationships

Colorado State University via FutureLearn

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Build a foundational knowledge of romantic relationships and how they start

Why and how do we choose a romantic partner, or partners? What challenges are faced in the early stages of a romantic relationship? What types of romantic relationship are there? Get answers with the first course in a series exploring romantic relationships.

You’ll learn about the types of romantic relationships people have around the world (including monogamy and polyamory), and understand how people make choices when they enter a relationship. You will explore research on attraction and mate selection, and consider processes and challenges in the early stages of relationships.

This course is for anyone interested in relationships, you don’t need any previous experience of the subject.

Taught by

Jennifer Harman


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