The Psychology of Everyday Life:Love, Marriage, and the Baby Carriage


What does evolution have to do with love?

In the past decade or two, evolutionary explanations of human psychology have become increasingly popular. Psychologists ask how various psychological phenomena evolved. What function have specific psychological patterns served in human evolution? More specifically, what function did love serve in human evolution? Evolutionary explanations for love can be divided into theories of mating behavior, attachment, and infatuation.


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