Psychology & Psychiatry

Why heart-racing romantic feelings fade over time

You know the feeling—the warm, heart-skipping sensation that comes with romantic love. It happens when your brain releases certain feel-good chemicals, stemming from a powerful attraction.

Psychology & Psychiatry

How do you know when it's time to break up? Here's the research

Christmas may be a time of giving, but it's also a peak time for break-ups. Facing the prospect of spending yet another festive season with their romantic partner, many people start having doubts about their relationship ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Bloodlines may matter more than love when it comes to health

Strained relationships with parents, siblings or extended family members may be more harmful to people's health than a troubled relationship with a significant other, according to a study published by the American Psychological ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

New study finds compassion is at the heart of love

Beneath those carefully crafted profiles on dating sites there are traits that evolution has crafted that drive what we look for in a partner, now new research has shed light on which traits are most important to people when ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How phubbing can threaten your love life

(HealthDay)—As helpful as your smartphone is, it's easy to develop an unhealthy attachment to it, one that can even become an addiction. It also can isolate you from other people. For instance, looking at your phone in ...

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