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Good relationships and optimistic partners are linked to longer, healthier lives

A photo of a happy Asian couple walking down the street. The woman is holding a bouquet of white flowers.
A photo of a happy Asian couple walking down the street. The woman is holding a bouquet of white flowers.
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Science reveals that love is not just a human emotion, but a biological need in the brain (and yes, it can make you feel high)

Illustration: Kezia Gabriella


Love is an addiction, as far as your brain is concerned. Here are ways to make the withdrawal less painful.

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Lessons from neuroscience about easing the pain of a breakup

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If love follows a similar cycle to addiction in the brain, how can the pattern be broken?

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