gender differences in the perception of love

Classical Writers on Love: the Contemporary Look

The purpose of the research presented in the article was to determine how close the statements about love made by the classics to the views of our contemporaries. The study involved 230 people aged 19 to 61 years old, the mean age is 29 years, the sample consisted of 52% of women and 48% of men. We used the questionnaire “Concepts of love», especially designed for the purposes of the research, which includes 26 statements about love made by famous cultural figures of different times and nations.