20 Psychological Facts About Love

20 Psychological Facts About Love

Hello everyone. I wish you all are doing well. Today I will share with you some facts related to love.

Though everything has its downsides and pros and cons related to it, love also has its pros and cons. But it is very blissful too to be in love, so here I have gathered some facts about love that will make you thankful for this tender and warm emotion, notwithstanding how overwhelming it can be at times.  

20 Facts About Love

1. Falling in love, at first sight, is possibly true, according to psychiatrists. It only takes 2 to 4 minutes to fall for someone or to make a good impression on someone.

2. When two people who are in love stare into each other's eyes for three minutes, their heart-rates sync up with each other.

3. Being in love is equal to being caught to cocaine; your body creates the same chemical euphoria and has nearly related effects on a person's mind.

4. Wonder why we act so improper and silly when we fall for someone? Well, it's not your mistake, it's the chemical known as cortisol. Love is very related to Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and you act stupidly because of the production of cortisol.

5. The feeling of butterflies in your belly when you fall for someone is correct, and it is because of the adrenaline rush you undergo as the body's response to a fight-or-flight situation.

6. Be careful who you stare at because you can fall for a stranger if you keep gazing at them. It is because our body forms a chemical, phenylethylamine, which is also associated with the body's fight-or-flight response. Too much gazing means you're ready to fight and, in reality, even prepared to fall in love.

7. The fourth finger of the left hand has the vena amoris also called 'vein of love,' which is believed to be united directly to the heart. This is the reason why we wear the engagement rings on the fourth finger of the left hand.

8. According to a study, people who share the same level of attractiveness or are equally socially pleasing are most likely to end up with each other.

9. Partners with too much similarity or too many differences lead not to last very long.

10. People usually fancy a charming face over a beautiful body when they are looking for a long term relationship. Whereas in the case of sprees, a hot body will win over a beautiful face.

11. The research proposes that men are drawn to women having a similar bone structure to their mothers. They have named it 'sexual imprinting.'

12. According to couple clinicians, human beings are not proficient of being 'just friends' with members of the opposite sex.

13. Women find guys more appealing if they see other females smiling at them.

14. If any person is set to be in a relationship, they are more prone to seek out love, than those who shy away from it.

15. A study has shown that men and women are more prone to fall for each other in dangerous conditions than in quiet surroundings.

16. A powerful sense of humor is associated with a high sense of intelligence; no wonder ladies desire to be with humorous men.

17. 'Broken heart' is just not an emotion; it's an actual medical condition. Traumatic events like breakups, divorce, or loss of a loved one can lead to real heart problems.

18. If you feel exhausted, stressed, or are having a headache – cuddling or hugging is the best substitute to painkillers. Cuddling leads to the production of a hormone known as oxytocin, a natural painkiller, which relieves pain. It can efficiently keep you away from the pain for a maximum of 4 hours.

19. If you feel ill, simply glancing at the picture of a loved one can relieve the pain. It has a similar effect to the presence of someone.

20. Couples in love can overcome each other's pain or any different feelings of tension and anxiety just by holding hands.

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So these were some of the interesting facts about love I hope you may have liked this article.

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