10 Interesting Facts About Love You Probably Didn't Know

Here are some facts that help us understand the all-absorbing phenomenon known as love.

1. Feeling butterflies in your stomach is actually a real thing!

Feeling butterflies in your stomach is actually a real thing!

2. People prefer an attractive face over an attractive body when it comes to long term relationships.

People prefer an attractive face over an attractive body when it comes to long term relationships.

3. Couples who are extremely similar, probably won't last.

Couples who are extremely similar, probably won't last.

4. Being in love has neurological effects similar to those of cocaine

Being in love has neurological effects similar to those of cocaine

6. Cuddling releases natural painkillers.

Cuddling releases natural painkillers.

7. When two lovers gaze at each other...their heart rates synchronize

When two lovers gaze at each other...their heart rates synchronize

8. It only takes 4 minutes to decide if you like someone or not

It only takes 4 minutes to decide if you like someone or not

9. Monogamous relationships exist throughout the animal kingdom

Monogamous relationships exist throughout the animal kingdom

10. Holding a loved one's hand also relieves stress and pain

Holding a loved one's hand also relieves stress and pain