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Compassionate Love

  • By: Lynn Underwood
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

Compassionate love is centered on the good of the other. The expressions compassionate love and the closely related altruistic love are used in recent research to identify a self-giving, caring love that values ...

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