Infatuation, Romantic Relationship and Learning Behaviour among School Going Adolescents


  • Gururaj Ganapati Gouda Research Scholar, Shrinivas University, Mangalore, Karnataka, India.
  • Laveena D’Mello Associate Professor, College of Social Sciences & Humanities, Srinivas University, Mangalore, Karnataka, India.



Infatuation, Romantic Relationship, Learning Behaviour, Adolescents, Academic Performance


The adolescence is an important period in which one's character, behaviour, habits, and future lifestyles are developed. Influence of peer is more than the influence of adults, parents, and teachers in this period. Therefore, this research paper aims to explore the potential impact of infatuation and romantic relation to learning behaviour of school-going adolescents. Total of 108 adolescent students were surveyed using the questionnaire method. Both the primary and secondary data are used in this study and it is descriptive in nature. Result highlights that a majority of the respondents have experienced distraction, stress, and low academic performance due to infatuation and romantic relationship. It has a negative impact on learning behaviour among adolescents undergoing infatuation or romantic relation. It is recommended that creation of awareness among teachers and parents in the school and home to provide appropriate support and care to the adolescents is essential. A flexible environment in the school and home must be created to make the adolescents develop positive behaviour towards learning.


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Gururaj Ganapati Gouda, & Laveena D’Mello. (2021). Infatuation, Romantic Relationship and Learning Behaviour among School Going Adolescents . International Journal of Management, Technology and Social Sciences (IJMTS), 6(1), 71–82.

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