This boy has really put in the effort to make me feel special, so after my year for myself, I decided to give him a chance.
If it is OK to slow down the relationship, how could I tell him this without hurting his feelings?
If you were raised on rom-coms and the idea of "love at first sight," having a "spark" with a potential love interest seems like a no-brainer.
While you're probably not thinking marriage on a first date, you're looking for some sign this person could be the one you're looking for... expecting to feel a connection right away, according to a survey.
the "love drug;" pheromones, which are produced from DHEA and result in sensuality, a sense of well-being, and comfort; and oxytocin, or the cuddle hormone that's released when people get physically close.
So why do we have that heart-fluttering reaction with some people and not others?