PROBLEM: As you know, oxytocin, a hormone secreted by the pituitary gland (especially during orgasm and childbirth), affects our behavior. It contributes to the emergence and development of a sense of affection, sometimes to the extent that we become conformists. Scientists from Germany have suggested that a small amount of the so-called “love hormone” while flirting with a sexual stranger can push us into a closer relationship and bring us to a risky connection with him. Continue reading
Love and relationships are different things. There are couples with fiery and bright love – and with difficult, ill, unresolved relationships. There are couples with well-built and mutually supportive relationships, where, in principle, there is no love. Satisfaction, convenience, pleasantness – is, it is difficult to talk about love.
Love is one thing, good relationships are another. There may be wonderful, well-established relationships, but no love. There may be passionate love, but no relationship (not built, useless, not established, or even difficult). Continue reading