In this article, Sternberg's love triangle is explained. The articles talks about the different aspects the triangular theory of love. It explains how Sternberg based love off of three different scales, : intimacy, passion, and commitment. He explains how a relationship is less likely to fail if it had two or more of these elements. However, the article goes on to explaining that during the course of a relationship, the balance between all three will not remain equal. There will be a shift between these three aspects. Also, it explains how time alone isn't what makes for a good relationship, and partners could look to the triangle to see what pitfalls they must work on together.