PSYCHOLOGICAL THEORIES ABOUT LOVE!!!!(WHAT DO YOU SAY?)
Men are more attracted to women who resemble or behave like their mothers.
The majority of people will fall in love approximately seven times before marriage
Some individuals who claim to never have felt romantic, might suffer from Hypopituatarism - a rare mental disability that doesn’t allow a person to feel love.
Studies show that the risk of a ‘secret love’ being revealed only heightens romantic feelings.
“Frustration Attraction” is the condition of being overly attracted to someone only because they’ve rejected you.
At a critical time in childhood (between the ages of 4 - 6) boys and girls who live in close proximity, lost their ability to fall in love with each other.
When a person falls in love, the ‘ventral tegmental’ area in the brain floods the ‘caudate nucleus’ with dopamine - the same chemical found in cocaine.
When looking at someone you love, the neural circuits in your brain responsible for social judgment are suppressed.
A study of college students who had recently experienced rough break-ups showed they had strong activity in the ‘insular cortex’ - the part of the brain that experiences physical pain.
Studies show that if a man meets a woman in a dangerous situation (or vise versa) he is more likely to fall in love with her.
The ‘Romeo & Juliet Effect’ is when a difficult situation with challenges or obstructions only intensify one’s love.
Men & women are subconsciously attracted to those with a symmetrical face.
Men in love show more activity in the visualization part of the brain, while women in love show more activity in the part of the brain that governs memory.
40 - 70% of female homicides are committed by their lovers or spouses.
^ That wasn’t very romantic, was it?
Staring into a lover’s eyes can be a great way to strengthen bonds. In an experiment, complete strangers of the opposite sex were put in a room together for 60 minutes. They were asked to chat for 30 minutes, then only stare into each other’s eyes for the remainder of the time. Many felt a deep attraction for one another, & two pairs married each other six months later.
The urge to fall in love, like hunger & sleep, is a primitive, biological drive.
ACCORDING TO YOU,WHAT DO YOU THINK IS TRUE???