Don’t Let Go! What Scientists Have To Say About Staying In Love
By Melanie Gorman, For YourTango,
If you’ve ever worried about where you and your partner are heading or whether the love you share will survive the many hurtles thrown your way, you’re not alone. Limiting yourself to falling in and out of love without ever allowing yourself the option to stop and really think about everything going on will only harm you in the long run. No matter how sturdy your physical or emotional connection is, there’s no question that great relationships take a lot of work. That doesn’t mean that the key to staying in love is a mystery; in fact, according to science, it actually makes perfect sense.
Joined by YourTango Experts Senior VP Melanie Gorman and EFT trainers Elana Katz, Zoya Simakhodoskaya, and George Faller, author Dr. Sue Johnson touches on the science behind maintaining a long-term happy and healthy relationship. In Love Sense, Johnson stresses the point that love is not just about sacrificing your happiness by forcing yourself to deal with endless arguments for the sake of protecting your precious bond; it goes even deeper than that.
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