A new study from the Journal of Sexual Medicine on the effects of sex and love on the body found that there are two parts of the brain that are key to the way desire develops into love. The part of the brain involved with pleasurable feelings like sex and food triggers lust, and feelings of love are activated in the part of the brain that deals with habitual behavior. The bonding mechanism in relationships is the change from desire to love. In an unhealthy relationship, the change from lust to love can be an illusion, a dishonest courtship based on lust to keep the relationship going.
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