Why Love And Attraction Are All In Head

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Have you wondered why you feel an uncontrollable urge towards someone? We sometimes get attracted to someone. Soon thoughts about them cloud the mind.

Gradually, we start developing feelings towards them. Slowly we develop a bond. And then we tend to fall in love. And then lust comes into the picture.

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After the desire is fulfilled, we develop attachment towards that person and feel like starting a family. But what was happening in your body during all the above stages? Have you ever wondered how all these just happened in your head? Read on...


What Happens When Lust Gets Triggered?

Hormones like testosterone and oestrogen are released when lust gets triggered in human beings.


Why Do You Feel Absorbed In Love?

There are 3 main neurotransmitters (seratonin, adrenaline and dopamine) which totally take over your brain. They make you feel totally consumed in love.


What Gives You That Rush?

That excitement, the fast heart beat and that rush is caused by adrenaline. You feel thrilled all the time.

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What Causes The Pleasure And The Desire?

Dopamine is mainly responsible for the feel good reactions that occur in you when you are in love with someone.


Why Do You Get Addicted To That Person?

Serotonin triggers joy and lifts your mood. That makes you get addicted to the person who seems to give you that high.

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What Governs Long Term Relationships?

Vasopressin and oxytocin are responsible for strengthening the bond between you and your partner. They make you feel attached to your loved one.


Oxytocin And Vasopressin

Oxytocin is released soon after you experience an orgasm. This will strengthen the bond between both. Even vasopressin is also said to be released after making love. Both of them play a role in strengthening bonds and cultivating attachment.

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Read more about: love, attraction, romance, dating, relationships
Story first published: Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 10:11 [IST]
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