Book Definition: the desire for sex

History


From the Freudian Psychodynamic Theory
"eros" is one of the two unconscious motivations in your mind in your id.
Eros is the Greek God of passionate love.

In Your Own Words


  • The unconscious need to fulfill sex drive.
  • Creative artists find an acceptable outlet for the sex drive.
  • Driving force behind work and leisure activities.

Examples/Functions


  • In mating season when a male White bear sees a pretty female white bear.
  • The natural drive for males to make advances on women in order to fulfill their sexual desires.
  • Painting, singing, working out, building things,etc. to fulfill the desire for sensual pleasure.
  • Having sex.