Sexual Chemistry is Dangerous I want the hit. I want the high. And I immediately want the full experience. Sexual chemistry is a series of senses that when firing the YES message, tend to cause most of us to act drunk. Regardless of our level of sobriety at the moment. A sexual hit from a new potential partner is as powerful as several shots of your favorite tequila.
You want to feel the feels. But… he doesn't give me butterflies. I really like spending time with her. I know we could have a great life.
February 14, iStock We know chemistry after we feel it with another person, but we don't always know why we're drawn to one person above another. Is it just a cataract of neurotransmitters and hormones conspiring en route for rush you toward reproduction? Is it attraction borne of a set of shared values? Or is it bonding over specific experiences that create intimacy? It's probably a combination of altogether three, plus ineffable qualities that constant matchmaking services can't perfectly nail along. It's nature and nurture, Nicole Prause, a sexual psychophysiologist and neuroscientist, tells Mental Floss. Scientists who study allure take into consideration everything from heredity, psychology, and family history to traumas, which have been shown to bang a person's ability to bond before feel desire. In each stage, your body chemistry behaves differently.