Individualism and the challenge to romantic encounters today - EXPeditions

Individualism and the challenge to romantic encounters today

by Eva Illouz
  • Key point 1
    Modern utilitarian individualism makes romantic love difficult to sustain.
  • Key point 2
    The separation of sexuality from emotions makes it more difficult to experience love.
  • Key point 3
    Women’s demands for equality challenge the previous stability of accepted gender roles.
  • Key point 4
    There are tensions between modern family structures and the desire for excitement.