16 Things You May Not Know About Love
Written by Ana Krneta
Love is something that many have tried to explain, but few actually can. It's something we all feel but cannot necessarily really define. Some quotes that come close include:
- ‘Love is all you need’ by The Beatles.
- 'Love is like the wind, you can't see it but you can feel it.' - Nicholas Sparks.
There are countless songs, stories, poems, and movies about love. This list here has some facts and ideas about love you may not have known before.
Some of them are based on empirical evidence like research and studies, and others are based on more anecdotal evidence and peoples general experiences.
1/ According to Science of People, the top five reasons as to why couples fight are: free time, finances, housework, physical relationship and their extended family.
2/ The top two ways that people ages 18 to 34 met their significant other were ranked as follows. The number one way was being introduced through friends. The second way being ‘out in a social setting.’
3/ ‘LiveScience’ had an article that stated when people see someone they are attracted to, it stimulated the same part of the brain that morphine does.
4/ Italy has the lowest amount of divorce rates. Only 30.7% of married couples end up getting divorced there. According to an article in Time magazine, divorce rates are decreasing in America but so are the rates at which people are getting married. More and more people are in serious long term relationships without needing to put a ring on it.
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