7 Love Facts | Best Custom Watch For Your Loved One
What's Love Got to Do With It?
We love love, don’t you? Those fluttery feelings before the first kiss, the way your partner looks when you walk together in the moonlight. There’s just nothing quite like true love. And since National Couples Day is tomorrow, we thought it’d be the perfect opportunity to spend some time honoring the most powerful force in the universe: love.
Today, we’ve got 7 fun facts on attraction, romance, and just what the heck is going on in your brain when you fall under love’s spell. Enjoy!
You'll Love These 7 Love Facts
Historically, sweat has been an active ingredient in perfumes and love potions.
European males subconsciously seek out women whose waist circumference is about 70% of their hips. Beauty icons such as Audrey Hepburn, Venus de Milo, and even Twiggy had a waist ratio of exactly 70%.
Breaking up with someone you love triggers activity in the same part of the brain responsible for physical pain.
Some psychologists argue that we fall in love with someone who is similar to the parent with whom we have unresolved childhood issues, unaware we are seeking to resolve this childhood relationship in adulthood.
- Many cultures use knots as symbols of an eternal love that has neither a beginning nor an end. Young Muslim women would send love messages to their lovers using intricate knots.
- Women often feel loved when talking face to face with their partner; men, on the other hand, often feel emotionally close when they work, play, or talk side by side.
- Scientists suggest that most people will fall in love approximately seven times before marriage.
- Engagement rings are often worn on the fourth finger of the left hand because the ancient Greeks maintained that that finger contains the vena amoris, or the “vein of love,” that runs straight to the heart.
Go Straight to the Heart
The vena amoris isn’t the only thing that goes straight to the heart. If you want to give your special someone a heartfelt gift this Couples Day, a handmade wooden watch will pull all the right heartstrings. Find beautiful matching watches made for the two of you! (And for a special treat, you can even engrave the back with a message for their eyes only.)