Glossary L

Love is defined as an emotion characterized by a capacity for mutuality that transcends childhood dependency .

Love Bombing refers to the deliberate use of an intense, concerted show of affection by a group of people, toward an individual they seek to recruit or otherwise influence. It is creating a sense of family and belonging through hugging, kissing, touching and flattery.
Love styles are the basic theories people have about love that guide their behavior in relationships. There are six (6) styles which have been identified: Eros , ludus, storge, pragma, mania , and agape

Love withdrawal refers to a form of discipline in which parents express disappointment or disapproval and become emotionally cold or distant.

Lovemap refers to the representation of an individual's sexual fantasies and preferred practices.

Low birth weight refers to newborns who weigh less than 2,500 grams (5 pounds); babies born weighing lower than average . One of the most direct causes is Pre-term births (delivery before 37 weeks of gestation ). These babies have a higher risk for developmental and mental complications and infant mortality.

Low-ball technique refers to a strategy to gain compliance by making a very attractive initial offer to get a person to agree to an action and then making the terms less favourable.

Low-birthweight babies are infants who weigh less than 2,500 grams (about 5 pounds 8 ounces) at birth. This may be a result of being born before the full period of gestation, or it may result from the mother's inadequate diet, smoking, or use of drugs.

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