We assume those who are beautiful also have other good qualities. Attractive politicians are viewed as more competent. Attractive criminals get lower fines for misdemeanors. Physical attractivness leads to getting married and staying married. Similarity attracts, but couples who shares similar values, attitutes, and belief have happier marriages. A relationship involving strong and frequent interdependence in many domains of life interdependence our thought, emotions, and behaviors influence those of other people. Self-disclosure: disclosing something about yourself such as life-facts, thoughts, and feelings makes other like you more. Self-disclosure can go too farthose who disclose more than is appropriate for the closeness of a relationship are viewed negatively. Attachment: people"s ideas about what love and intimacy involve. The emotional bond that develops between adult romantic partners is partly a function of the same motivational system that gives rise to the emotional bond between infants and their caregivers: Both feel safe when the other is near and responsive.