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The neurochemistry of love: put your passion to the test

According to functional MRI scanners, love isn’t an emotion it is activation of the reward center (it’s all about the forebrain, baby). And new love (the first 7 months to be precise) produces a similar chemical response to opioids. I suppose it’s not a surprise, after all poets and song writers have described the euphoria … Continue reading

One of the biggest relationship red flags: the “If only you…”

Recently I have had cause to reflect on my relationship mistakes. What bothers me the most about my marriage was my wanton disregard for a key relationship red flag: the “If only you…” You know what I mean. Those 3 words slipped casually into a conversation (because that hurts so much less) that represent the … Continue reading

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