Why do people in love lose sleep?
OK, hold up, Juliet. Are nervous and happy at the same time No one likes the kind of nerves that strike before an important speech or a big exam. You want to lov, dance, skip, kiss, anything but halt the momentum of this exciting new love.
Your heart beats caj as you peer out at the object of your affection from beneath a masquerade ball mask. Along with increased dopamine, other hormones are increased during sex and the mating processes, including cortisol, vasopressin and oxytocin.
We fantasize about the one who will sit with us as the sun rises and talk about nothing until it turns to something. These hormones create an elevated mood, making it more difficult to sleep.
According to Lucy Brown, Ph. Ignore basic biological functions Tossing and turning at 3 a. By Shana Lebowitz March 19, You stand on your balcony and wonder what's really in a name.
By Lauren Martin May 1, Dr. If you think you just might be falling head over heels, here's some advice for thee.
Being in love can make us feel just as anxious, but in a bizarrely good way. Feel high Scientists say the biological experience of being in love is pretty similar to a narcotic high.
Because of all the sex Is there anything better than sex? During the first few weeks of falling in love with someone, the brain releases hormones that can lobe you awake all night and make you lose your appetite. It could be love. Just try to be subtle about it in public, cool?
Just realized that you forgot to eat all day? This lack of sleep is attributed to the hypomanic-like condition our brain enters when we are in love. You feel like you can do anything, including days without sleep.
Not quite, but being in love does make you extra aware of the other person's experience. So if your best friend is telling you about a super-upsetting fight she had with her mom, and you barely hear her because you're f about that adorable thing he said last night. Why spend time apart in dreamland when you can be together in reality?
Images: Fotolia. But being truly in love, relationship expert Margaret Paul, Ph. Moreover, philosopher Eliot D. Because you finally found someone to stay up with We spend our lives searching for that one person who will wake up when we need to talk and want to hear about our dreams and innermost desires. Cohen, Ph.