The Chemistry of Connection
How the Oxytocin Response Can Help You Find Trust, Intimacy, and Love
When we make love, when we're stroked, when we pet an animal, and even when we spend time with close friends, our bodies respond by producing pulses of oxytocin, a hormone produced by the pituitary gland. Oxytocin floods our bodies with feelings of connection, trust, and contentment. Researchers believe that this natural, powerful "love drug" plays...