Intimacy Beyond Oxytocin

Oxytocin is a brain chemical that is released commonly in romantic bonds; it’s also known to be the cause of the emotional bond between mother and child after birth. Many people believe that this is chemically how being in love can effect ones mental state of mind, and I’ve come to agree that intimacy can drive deep emotions that go on to connect to the brain and eventually effect a person  inside and out.

However what about the other affects that intimacy has on the individuals involved? What about the effects that go deeper than the lovey dovey doses of Oxytocin? I’m talking about emotions and mental concerns that go much deeper than the surface of those butterflies…

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