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I Am Fascinated By the Neuroscience of Love

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    Endorphins

    The endorphins that create the feeling of falling in love, or in love, sensations would be wonderful to have access to whenever we wanted.  The problem is that the struggles and pains we go through in truly loving someone make us something far more than what we are. ...
    grailsearcher grailsearcher 51-55, M Nov 5, 2008

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    Are there any mad scientists out there that can make me a drug to ensure I will get a forever love?  I love the way I feel mentally when I am in love but I want a drug that will make me feel that way all the time.  I do have a neuroscientist for a friend so maybe...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 13 Responses Oct 12, 2008

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    This Show..

    I watched this show people who've killed for their loved ones. It's usually the women whom are told by the male to kill someone and they  are so in love that they do it. I know what you are thinking. "That's kind of dumb." Well there is a whole science...
    songno1sings songno1sings 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 6, 2008

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    PaigeMadison33 PaigeMadison33 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 12

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    I am very fascinated by human behavior and the social influences that affect behavior. So, hopefully everyone is aware of the stratification within societies that occurs globally...
    hotstreak426 hotstreak426 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 27

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    im fascinated.what happened.tell me,tell me,tell me.
    spoonandstretch spoonandstretch 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 9

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    Sometimes I feel fascinated. Sometimes I feel overwhelmed. It is true when they say that the more you acquire knowledge, the more ignorant you realize you are. I'm this tiny peck...
    BillyEmad BillyEmad 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 14

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    Fascinated, amazed, overwhelmed, saddened, frightened, thrilled, outraged, puzzled,....Is there really anything more interesting in this world than human behavior? I don't think so...
    shellseagirl shellseagirl 41-45, F 6 Responses Nov 17

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    fascinated and disturbed... like some of the comments I get it's like wtheck?!!
    astrokitty4341 astrokitty4341 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 17

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    People need to be right today. And those in power abuse it. Then lamely justify why. And punish us if scolded. Its fokyn gross. My mentor did. Ep staff does...
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I am fascinated by animal behavior more.
    EpicalBoy EpicalBoy 13-15, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Eyes tell you everything...they can lie, hurt, cheat, love, cry, laugh, lust, desire and so much more...They essentially tell you whatever you need to know about the person and...
    prettyface1 prettyface1 46-50, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    What kind of hatred must a man hold to say something like this to a woman? And I quote from a message I received from a coward who then proceeded to block me. ''hmm women.. i...
    blowingyoubutterflykisses blowingyoubutterflykisses 70+, F 13 Responses 1 day ago

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    We use that excuse that if we love somebody, we would leave them, but to me, that's just an excuse when we are scared. If you love somebody, fight for it, don't back down because...
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    Theoretical physics: my first, my only, and so far my most passionate and intense lover... Okay, perhaps I took it just a tad too far like usual. Nonetheless I love physics...
    andrewphysics andrewphysics 18-21, M Nov 1

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    As a person who is impaired not to feel for a person outside of themselves, I find it intriguing how much people complain about their feelings towards and for other people. A girl...
    mlynnikens mlynnikens 22-25, F 11 Responses Nov 3

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    They make me feel fascinated and alive. My favorite storms are the heat storms with different color lightning. Pinks, purples and greens. The sound of the rain on the roof of my...
    BunniesCry BunniesCry 31-35, F Nov 8

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    I always look back at the traces of kindness that people given me. Just to bring a smile for myself and to forebear me from hating them. Because I don't wanna change people. People...
    DNightTrain DNightTrain 26-30, M 3 Responses Nov 11

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    I have 4 step siblings on my step moms side. Three of which are my only brothers. All my siblings are older than me. Including ( to keep his name private I'll just use his initials...
    chikudontknow chikudontknow 13-15, F Nov 12

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    I just found out yesterday that the love of my life, whom I've been with for three years, likes to cross dress. I reacted well, I do not at all judge people for things they do...
    terms0fservicw terms0fservicw 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 12

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    People tell me to prove that emotions and Love exist. It is quite a tragic situation under a pessimistic perspective because they do not understand. Love is the connection that you...
    JavierHunting JavierHunting 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 13

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    I find it so amusing how everyone looks at you and sees this "wonderful knight in shinning armour", "the hero", "the outstanding husband". In reality you are the biggest monster in...
    PsychoBitch69 PsychoBitch69 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 15

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    Is anyone here interested in psychology debates and counselling? I love a good debate but there is a distinct lack in my house. Would love to hear others opinions on sigmund freud...
    beckalem beckalem 36-40, F 9 Responses 5 days ago

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    Ghost Stories. My friends and I used to love making up ghost stories to scare each other. The one day my older brother introduced to us the idea that you could "talk up...
    unluckE unluckE 31-35, M Oct 27

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    Psychology is fascinating, sociology is, too, and people watching is one of my favorite activities when I'm in a crowded place I don't feel like being in. People are strange and...
    ruralroyal ruralroyal 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    Well let's see. I have been knowing this officer for about 3 years now. Ever since I first met him, I can not get him off my mind. I really care about this man. I first met him...
    jedwards25 jedwards25 22-25, F Oct 27

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    I love and admire people who still take pride in their work. Doesn't matter if they are at the bottom of the wage scale, or an Executive CEO. Taking pride in your work speaks...
    biggunsatx biggunsatx 41-45, M 8 Responses Oct 28

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    Sad Songs (Say So Much)โ€ฆ Why do we find pleasure in sad music? Researchers at the Freie Universitรคt in Berlin, Germany set out to explore our affinity for sad songs. Their...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 2 Responses Oct 30

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    "Don't give yourself away to the weight of love." -From the album Turn Blue
    drunkinlove23 drunkinlove23 18-21, F Oct 31

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    I love zombies. My question of curiosity. During the zombie apocalypse. What's your weapon? Where is your shelter? Who coming with you? Who you throwing to the zombies?
    NarratorAkaTylerDurden NarratorAkaTylerDurden 31-35, M 8 Responses Oct 31

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    There is just something special about people watching, sometimes I just love to kick back and watch people going about their every day business, wondering what they are doing...
    AndreaNZ AndreaNZ 22-25, F Oct 31

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    I've slept with a girl younger than my own son. She simply loved the taboo aspect.
    Zabecki Zabecki 51-55, M 4 Responses Nov 1

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    I'm a waitress at a family restaurant. Not a whole lot of people, but it does have its busy days. Today, I had two young men come in and order medium pizzas. I joked with one of...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    Oral sex....how many people love it and would rather go down on someone vs the act of sex?
    Wonderwoman25 Wonderwoman25 36-40, F 20 Responses Nov 2

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    It's okay not to be okay all the time. It's okay to cry for our losses. It's okay to mourn the dreams that didn't pan out. It's okay to hurt and not have things figured out. Yes...
    beautifulbutterfly2 beautifulbutterfly2 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    Julian Bream - Recuerdos de la AlhambraI remember I used to be fascinated by this piece of guitar music and now I finally know a little about the place it is about.
    novembermountain novembermountain 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    I love how it's impossible for people to be racist unless they're white. I'm not bigoted by any means, but there is a huge double standard among the black population here. It's...
    CloseButNoGuitar CloseButNoGuitar 26-30, M 11 Responses Nov 4

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    My ex is texting me telling me how amazing the sub he has tied up is. She lives to serve him and she's loves doing whatever he tells her and blah blah. My thoughts: ok so this...
    MrsGigalowJr MrsGigalowJr 26-30, F 13 Responses Nov 4

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    Ink freak before the ink , I was always fascinated by it *big heart (: Every story behind it is just so interesting , either something so memorable & beautiful or funny & stupid...
    cutefacejay cutefacejay 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 5

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    Love u guys๐Ÿ’˜๐Ÿ’˜๐Ÿ’˜๐Ÿ’˜๐Ÿ’˜๐Ÿ’˜๐Ÿ’˜
    amycarter amycarter 13-15, F Nov 6

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    I mean to me it all depends on true underlined personality , little things you do that makes you you. To me, liking all the same things isn't a necessity when figuring out how...
    jacqueline212 jacqueline212 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 6

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    I had a very interesting experience while in a store in Albany today. I was getting a couple supplies for my drive home and standing in front of me, cashing out was an elderly lady...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 7 Responses Nov 8

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    I'm young now and all I can think of is that I want to be free and travel the world and have a job that I love,not one in an office,etc. But I see adults and it's like they've...
    GreyMattertome GreyMattertome 16-17, F Nov 9

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    Today I felt hurt after being judged so harshly. I felt my body had failed me, putting me in that situation and shame soon spiraled into self loathing. I recognize now that these...
    beautifulbutterfly2 beautifulbutterfly2 22-25, F 8 Responses Nov 9

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    I love reading about all the wild experiences that people enjoy together, especially the ones that freak out mainstream society. I guess partly I'm glad that other people are...
    EyeOfHorus EyeOfHorus 41-45, M Nov 9

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