Our bodies are like thermometers — they tell us the temperature of our relationships. Our body chemistry is constantly speaking to us, informing us, supplying brain data that we process in milliseconds. It is dangerous, however, to let our bodies do our thinking. That’s what our brain is for, and no other part of us can do it better.
For example, the hormone dopamine released during the initial “in-love” phases of a relationship is so powerful, it actually reproduces the effects of coke in the body. Jitters, the rush of energy, the hyper focus on everything related to this one person … this is what dopamine does.
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