February 05, 2011

Interesting Facts About Love and Falling In Love



- Engagement rings are often worn on the fourth finger of the left hand because the ancient Greeks maintained that that finger contains the vena amoris, or the “vein of love,” that runs straight to the heart. The first recorded wedding rings appear in ancient Egypt, with the circle representing eternity as well as powerful sun and moon deities.


- Roses are a traditional symbol of love and, depending on their color, can suggest different nuances of love.n For example, red roses indicate passion and true love. Light pink suggests desire, passion, and energy; dark pink suggests gratitude. Yellow roses can mean friendship or jealousy. A lavender or thorn-less rose can mean love at first sight. White roses mean virtue or devotion. Some roses even combine colors to created more complicated meanings.


- Women often feel loved when talking face to face with their partner; men, on the other hand, often feel emotionally close when they work, play, or talk side by side


- Men who kiss their wives in the morning live five years longer than those who don't.


- Falling in love can induce a calming effect on the body and mind and raises levels of nerve growth factor for about a year, which helps to restore the nervous system and improves the lover's memory.


- Falling In Love Only Takes One Fifth Of A Second

- Falling In Love Elicits The Same Euphoric Feeling As UsingCocaine

- Falling In Love Affects Sophisticated Cognitive Functions, including Mental Representation, Metaphors and Body Image

- Passionate Love Is Sparked By The Reward Center Of The Brain

- Love At First Sight Is A Result Of Increased Nerve Growth Factor (NGF) In The Blood


cr: fact.randomhistory,psychworld.com
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