It’s that mysterious spark that has inspired many song writers, artists and films. That instant physical chemistry that is beyond the logical and can be difficult to understand, let alone control. It’s the science of attraction. And, scientists have spent many years researching the different aspects that influence attraction.
Leah Baldwin, a counsellor and social worker at Parham Doctors’ Hospital in Richmond, Virginia, explains why we can be instantly and irresistibly drawn to some people. In addition, she explains how to turn that instant chemistry into a healthy long-term relationship.
The Psychology Behind Attraction
Regardless of whether you’re in the initial “butterflies in the stomach” stages of a romance or 20 years into a relationship, attraction may largely be based on...