A tension or dialectic between marriage and passion can be traced back in Western society at least as far as the Middle Ages, and the emergence of the cult of courtly love.
Denis de Rougemont has argued that 'since its origins in the twelfth century, passionate love was constituted in opposition to marriage'.
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Passion (from the Greek verb πασχω meaning to suffer) is a very strong feeling about a person or thing.
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Also, these same individuals have shown they are motivated by several beliefs and fears concerning other people.Jack from F*cking in Brooklyn, who I love to follow because his honesty leaps off the page.I’m going to skip the obvious (she’s hot) because there’s nothing superficial millions of years of behavioral programming. Anyway, I’m a guy of simple tastes, at least I think I am and it doesn’t take much to get my attention. Turn Ons Fishy from Plenty More Fishoutof Water, because really, who doesn’t enjoy reading his posts?The passions, he concluded, "have a say on how the rest of the brain and cognition go about their business.Their influence is immense...[providing] a frame of reference – as opposed to Descartes' error..Cartesian idea of a disembodied mind".His contemporary, Sigmund Freud, argued for a continuity (not a contrast) between the two, physical and intellectual, and commended the way "Leonardo had energetically sublimated his sexual passions into the passion for independent scientific research".