LOVE AND RELATIONSHIP IDIOMS - The Idiom …

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, I thought it would be a nice idea to explore some popular expressions of love in English. Although English is not considered to be one of the Romance languages, we have had a collection of great writers within our history, who are often referred to as the ‘Romantics’. Some of the more well-known romance writers include William Blake (1757-1827), William Wordsworth (1770-1850) and Lord Byron (1788-1824). Many of their poems have inspired writers and lovers around the world and through their works they expressed the importance of expressing authentic personal feelings and used poetry to inform and inspire others. Learning some of the most widely used love expressions will definitely help you to improve your English as well as enhance your most valuable relationships.

Subjective meanings and expressions of marital love …

N2 - Studies have shown that many married couples experience "deterioration of love" after marriage. A positive perception on love is crucial in ensuring a happy and satisfied marriage. Unhappy marriages are related to many psychological and developmental problems to the individual and individuals around the married couples. Thus, the aim of this study is to explore how soon-to-be married urban Malays give meanings and express marital love. Implicit approach to studying love was applied using the prototype love theory. Participants of the study were 245 soon-to-be-married urban Malays attending a compulsoiy premarital course within Federal Territory, Malaysia. Questionnaires consisted of participants' personal background information, information on relationships and questions on how participants' give meanings and express marital love. Findings indicated that participants give meanings to marital love by relating to gain God's blessings. Findings also showed that "where" and "who" was present during the expressions of marital love were important in determining the kind of expressions of marital love among urban Malays. Results also showed that expressions of marital love which involve physical contact were less desirable. Implications and future direction of this research were also discussed.


The Real Meanings of Common Photographic Words and Expressions

Studies have shown that many married couples experience "deterioration of love" after marriage. A positive perception on love is crucial in ensuring a happy and satisfied marriage. Unhappy marriages are related to many psychological and developmental problems to the individual and individuals around the married couples. Thus, the aim of this study is to explore how soon-to-be married urban Malays give meanings and express marital love. Implicit approach to studying love was applied using the prototype love theory. Participants of the study were 245 soon-to-be-married urban Malays attending a compulsoiy premarital course within Federal Territory, Malaysia. Questionnaires consisted of participants' personal background information, information on relationships and questions on how participants' give meanings and express marital love. Findings indicated that participants give meanings to marital love by relating to gain God's blessings. Findings also showed that "where" and "who" was present during the expressions of marital love were important in determining the kind of expressions of marital love among urban Malays. Results also showed that expressions of marital love which involve physical contact were less desirable. Implications and future direction of this research were also discussed.