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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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    Taking Applications....

    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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    Chemo makes people angry. They lash out and treat the people around them like absolute **** and then the next moment they are fine, acting as if nothing happened. How are we as...
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    I am a high school teacher and a part-time college professor. I teach advanced undergraduate psychology courses. For example; abnormal and forensic psychology courses. I love...
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    I don't know if it is better to say that "I am fascinated by human behavior" or that "I am a stalker" haha. I really enjoy just watching people. Watching what they do when they...
    heapograss heapograss 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 3

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    I admit my interest for the Knight's Templar was all thanks to the Assassins Creed franchise. The games made me fascinated with the order and thus started my epic journey to gain...
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    I'm not sure whether I am fascinated by this because it is an experiment in mutual understanding or narcissism, or both.
    StaringAtTheSea StaringAtTheSea 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 8

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    I'm particularly fascinated by our capacity for cruel acts. I have a sort of morbid curiosity with trying to understand how people can stoop to bad deeds and mistreatment of others...
    ACasualGuy ACasualGuy 22-25, M 4 Responses Aug 13

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    For as long as I can remember, I've been fascinated by how the human psyche operates. I think I could easily sit through countless Psychology classes and still feel like there is...
    Mariposa85 Mariposa85 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    I'm fascinated by humans in general. Like the range of bodies and personalities and quirks and vices... such a variety of humans! :)
    MrsApple MrsApple 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 13

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    I think I should create some random new groups as this doesn't really count as "fascinated". I just finished two and half month run to impute (estimate/predict) cataloged...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 16

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    I'm not a geek, but I am fascinated at how things have changed since I was born. My Dad always says he wants to catch up with technology, and I suppose it might seem liked a time...
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    He calls me his best friend, and I let it stay that way because he makes me so happy and I don't want to lose him. I am so addicted to him and fascinated by him. He is so smart...
    MrsDewitt MrsDewitt 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    Today, it had just occurred to me that my entire life I have been living in a fantasy world. Nothing seems to be real to me anymore, and that I have a hunch that I might be slowly...
    dreamieicie dreamieicie 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    I love nothing more than sitting down with other musicians and jamming. In band rehearsals and jam sessions, I'm always the last one still playing. To interact on-the-spot with...
    necxo necxo 18-21, M Aug 3

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    If you could please help me out about why I had this dream please. I dreamed that the love of my life and I were finally going out and we loved each other. We were in the awkward...
    TheGuy147 TheGuy147 16-17, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    I've had several experiences that I would put in the same bucket. The bucket I speak of is the bucket of ghosts. I'm sure you've had these similar experiences. These ghosts aren't...
    milesfromyou milesfromyou 31-35 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Seriously fascinated with different accents! :) Especially British and Irish.
    Jennajmac Jennajmac 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 29

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    I took this pic in San Pedro CA with my iPhone 4s. Then I edit it through app called Photo Lab. I'm fascinated by other apps as well as Instagram to where you can edit your pics...
    Spiritm Spiritm 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 29

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    Since I was little I have been fascinated by lightning. Now in my old age I still want to sit on the porch and watch it.
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    Why do I keep falling in love with strangers? It's not even lust... It's a full blown obsession. I'll think of a person for a week or even months. I'll spin a million fantasies and...
    MalumGreal MalumGreal 18-21 13 Responses Jul 29

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    It's always fascinated me, my uncle's old train set is still there from when he was a child, there's a little secret room with a computer and lots of random bits and pieces, you...
    Melonfriends Melonfriends 13-15, F Jul 31

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    I had a really bad teacher for history in year 12 which bummed me out. I was hoping to learn and be fascinated like I usually am when learning history, but instead I was just bored...
    ChloeMaay ChloeMaay 18-21, F Jul 31

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    I love seeing a lot of sweet and geniunely nice responses here on ep. They arent afraid to express solicitude. It makes me think that there is still hope for humanity! Thanks EP
    greyxx greyxx 13-15, F Aug 1

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    Hello everyone. How was your day? Today was hard, but We made it right? Maybe we feel lonely and sad sometimes so much that we get so frustrated. But I trust that God has a plan...
    smilebigalways smilebigalways 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    Two things that have always bothered me about some people... is that they seen to mistake kindness for attraction or weakness I'm someone who came from a really small town to...
    Forbiddenkisses Forbiddenkisses 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    Everyone I am so thankful to know you all. You give me so much that I could never return. But I will spend the rest of my life trying and giving you all I have. Really thank you...
    smilebigalways smilebigalways 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    I read atheist remarks about Christianity and I wonder sometime where they get their opinions about God and my faith. I still love them but it is curious to me.
    silverfox54 silverfox54 56-60, F 9 Responses Aug 4

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    I am fascinated with the human mind. I'd like to see how far it can go and what boundaries we can push to do things. Way back we had so much more capabilities with our brains than...
    JesstheLezzie JesstheLezzie 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 4

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    Who else enjoys a nice lightning storm.. Experiencing one right now love it!!
    mckddy mckddy 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    I collect books about Egypt's fascinating history and Egyptology in general. I have about 40 different books now. My family often travel to London for vacations, or just to attend...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    I adore women but I've always been fascinated by ladies undies.
    inyourknickers inyourknickers 51-55, M 3 Responses Aug 11

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    Why We Are the Way We Are (and you love us for it)......the video version...  
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    I have a huge foot fetish and I would love for a hot girl to force me to worship her feet, is that bad?
    alexyoung alexyoung 16-17, M 5 Responses Aug 12

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    Here is a nice joke for you. A 15 year old boy is visiting a chemist shop with his father. As his father is making the purchase, the boy is fascinated by the display of the Durex...
    Lindop69 Lindop69 66-70, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    You know that feeling you have when you bring your girlfriend to a birthday party for a friend and a lot friends she hasn't met before, and only of them talks to her? That was a...
    notuh notuh 31-35, M Aug 16

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    We will introduce you to pros All set to finish your challenge Notify us about your requirements ‹ Again InquiriesOur target is to accomplish  substantial online...
    Matthew926y3ym8 Matthew926y3ym8 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    When people makes you feel like they like you but they dont.😂 whatever. I didnt need love before so i certainly dont need it now.✊😂😍
    fuzzyfoxx fuzzyfoxx 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    Since I was a little girl frowning up, stories fascinated me more than ****.
    Gemma3sahara Gemma3sahara 31-35, F 9 Responses 5 days ago

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    I love to use an electric toothbrush as a..you know ;) it's powerful
    sensualfeelings sensualfeelings 22-25, F 15 Responses 4 days ago

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    Listen to many, speak to a few but love none quite like the one that's meant for you.
    milesfromyou milesfromyou 31-35 4 days ago

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    I was 15 the first time I heard Kate Bush. Alone in my house while the family were out I danced and cried until I didn't feel alone anymore. I don't think I would be the same...
    xAliceAyres xAliceAyres 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've been working in childcare for the past 9 years. They say the darndest things. I am currently 6mo pregnant with my first child. Obviously, my two year olds are fascinated...
    jlynnaz jlynnaz 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I love how people skim a story then comment not actually understanding what it says. I admit I have done this once and when the author pointed it out I said sorry. People do that...
    vampirish vampirish 46-50, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I haven't travelled that much, mostly around Europe, but still - I was fascinated in every place, how different are towns (or cities), how different are people, how different was...
    kikinators kikinators 26-30, F 1 day ago