34 Psychology fact about LOVE.


 1. When in love, the brain produces more dopamine causing you to seek out more rewards and pleasure.


2. The more you talk about that person to others, the more you fall in love with that person.


3. When you fall in love with someone’s personality, everything about that individual becomes beautiful.


4. Real love is someone who won’t stay mad at you, who can’t stand not talking to you and who’s afraid of losing you.


5. The different between like, love, and in love, is the same as the difference between for now, for a while and forever.


6. We fall in love by chance and stay in love by choice.


8. People who easily and frequency blush is a likely sign that they are a great lover.


9. Psychology says, once you fall in love, those feelings never leave, through you may no longer “like” that person, you will always care to some extent.


10. No matter how messed up you think you are, there will always be someone that loves you and still thinks you are amazing.


11. Go for someone who is not only proud to have you, but will also take every risk just to be with you.


12. It only take up to 4 minutes to decide whether you like someone or not.


13. Research found that falling in love produces several euphoria-inducing chemicals that stimulates 12 areas of the brain at the same time.


14. Oxytocin, the so-called love or cuddle hormone, is produced during an embrace or cuddle.


15. Research has provided that intense, traumatizing events, such as a break-up, divorce, loss of a loved one, physical separation from a loved one, or betrayal can cause real physical pains in the area of one’s heart. This condition is called the Broken Heart Syndrome.


16. It is estimated that romantic love, which is linked with euphoria, dependence, sweaty palms, butterflies and alike, only lasts about a year. After that first year begins the so-called “committed love” stage. The transition is linked with elevated neurotrophin protein levels in newly formed couples.


17. Studies show that people at an early stage of love have lower levels of serotonin, which is associated with feelings of happiness and well-being, and higher levels of cortisol, associated with stress.


18. There’s evidence that when looking for a fling, the body wins over the face on a physical attraction basis. The opposite is true, however, for those who are looking for a long-term relationship partner.


19. Researchers looked at a group of people, and found that those who were thinking about love said a specific kind of food was sweeter than those thinking about jealousy or something neutral.


20. Some people can’t feel love, like some individuals who claim never to have felt romantic love suffer from hypopituitarism, a rare disease that doesn’t allow a person to feel the rapture of love.


21. Engagement rings are often worn on the fourth finger of the left hand because the ancient Greeks maintained that that finger contains the vena amoris, or the “vein of love”, that runs straight to the heart.


22. Getting dumped often leads to “frustration attraction”, which causes an individual to love the one who dumped him or her even more.


23. The enduring symbol of love, Cupid (or Eros) is said to have come from Chaos (The Yawning Void) and represents the primitive forces of love and desire.


24. The term “love” is from the Sanskrit 'lubhyati, meaning “desire”.


25. Some psychologists argue that we fall in love with someone who is similar to the parent with whom we have unresolved childhood issues, unaware we are seeking to resolve this childhood relationship in adulthood.


26. Studies show that if a man meets a woman in a dangerous situation (and vice versa), such as on a trembling bridge, he is more likely to fall in love with her than if he met her in a more mundane setting, such as in an office or in an event.


27. Timing sufficiently influences love. Individuals are more likely to fall in love if they are looking for adventure, craving to leave home, passing into a new stage of life, lonely or financially and psychologically ready to share themselves or start a family.


28. According to a study, brain scans reveal that woman are more responsible to romantic stimuli after eating a meal than before.


29. Studies have found than one of the most crucial factors in a relationship is how you celebrate your partner’s good news.


30. When someone looks at a new love, the neural circuits that are usually associated with social judgment are suppressed. So in a way, love really is blind.


31. It’s scientifically proven that being in love makes you a less productive person.


32. 23% of the couples who meet through online dating end up marrying.


33. The average human will spend 6.8% of their lives socializing with someone they love, or the equivalent of around 1,779 days.


34. A marvelous 75-year study, which was conducted by a group of Harvard researchers, has shown that love is really all that matters. The participants’ lifelong experiences revealed that happiness and life fulfillment revolved around love or simply searching for love.


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