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Six controversial psychology facts about human love

Did you know that love can be addictive? Or that people are more likely to fall in love with someone who looks like them? Keep reading to discover six controversial psychology facts about human love that might surprise you!

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The power of physical attraction

The power of physical attraction

The role of shared values and beliefs in relationship compatibility.

People are more likely to fall in love with someone who looks like them. This phenomenon is called 'assortative mating' and suggests that we are attracted to people who share our values and beliefs as well as our physical features

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The science of love addiction

The science of love addiction

Understanding the brain chemistry of love and the impact of separation.

Research shows that love can be addictive, and people can experience withdrawal symptoms when they are separated from their partner. This is because love activates the same brain regions as drugs like cocaine and heroin

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Distance makes the heart grow fonder

Distance makes the heart grow fonder

Communication, trust, and emotional connection in long-distance relationships.

Studies suggest that people in long-distance relationships may have stronger emotional bonds than those who see each other every day. This could be because distance forces partners to communicate more and focus on the emotional aspects of their relationship.

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The allure of instant attraction

The allure of instant attraction

The role of physical appearance and personal compatibility in lasting relationships.

Love at first sight is a real phenomenon, and it may be related to the brain's ability to quickly process facial features and body language. However, this type of intense attraction can also be fleeting and may not lead to a lasting relationship.

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The many faces of love

The many faces of love

The differences between passion and stability in relationships.

Romantic love and attachment love are two different things. While romantic love is characterized by intense passion and excitement, attachment love is more stable and based on shared experiences and trust. Some researchers believe that it's possible to experience both types of love simultaneously.

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The fine line between love and lust

The fine line between love and lust

The role of emotional connection, physical attraction, and relationship longevity in differentiating between the two.

Love and lust can be difficult to distinguish, especially in the early stages of a relationship. However, research suggests that love is more about emotional connection and intimacy, while lust is focused on physical attraction and sexual desire.

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Did you know that love can be addictive? Or that people are more likely to fall in love with someone who looks like them? Keep reading to discover 6 controversial psychology facts about human love that might surprise you!

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