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When things get tough, many people turn to a motivational quote for a bit of inspiration. Some include:. Martin Luther King, Jr. But out of all of the things that people—famous, influential, and otherwise—have to say, what makes some turns of phrase so powerful that they become mantras for generations? Depending on whom you ask, the appeal appears to lie in a combination of good wordsmithing, motivational psychology, and a measure of self-selection.
1. If you make eco-friendly purchases
The trifecta of a romantic relationship -- intense love, sexual desire and long-term attachment -- can seem elusive, but it may not be as uncommon or unattainable in marriages as we've been conditioned to think. But can it last? The science tells us that romantic love can last -- and more than we often give it credit for. As a culture, we tend to be pretty cynical about the prospect of romantic love as opposed to the 'other' loves -- lust and long-term attachment enduring over time and through obstacles, and for good reason. Roughly 50 percent of marriages end in divorce, with 2.
Certain factors make it more likely that someone will be smitten with you: if your personality is similar to theirs, if you share the same worldview, or even if you do something as simple as gesture a lot, for example. We dug into years of psychological research to find those particular traits and behaviors. A study found that men and women who make eco-friendly purchases are perceived as more desirable for long-term relationships, while those who make luxury purchases are perceived as more physically attractive and more desirable for short-term relationships. The study notes, " Compared to luxury purchasers, eco-friendly purchasers were ascribed greater warmth, competence, and good partner traits, but less physical appeal, and they were preferred for long-term but not short-term relationships. A study found that men in a speed-dating experiment wanted a woman more when she played hard to get by acting disinterested in questions. But playing that game made them like her less. This dynamic was only observed in certain situations, though: The men had to feel "committed" to pursuing the woman.