How to Extend the Newness of a Romantic Relationship By John R. “Jack” Schafer, Ph.D

How to Extend the Newness of a Romantic Relationship By John R. “Jack” Schafer, Ph.D

Limerence is the secret ingredient of romance.   KEY POINTS People experiencing limerence release norepinephrine, dopamine, phenylethylamine, estrogen, and testosterone, creating romantic euphoria. Limerence can last up to three years if nurtured; however, limerence usually only lasts about six months. The shelf-life of limerence can be extended, keeping romantic relationships new and exciting. Source: Wendy […]

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