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Did You Know? Love is chemically addictive
"When things are going well, [romantic love] is a very powerfully wonderful addiction," said Helen E. Fisher, a biological anthropologist at Rutgers University, in a 2006 TED Talk. That's because the hormones released by your brain when you're in love are intensely euphoric, to the point of making you addicted to love—and the person you're in love with.
However, some of the earliest recorded descriptions of hypnosis date back to 1500 B.C. in ancient Egypt.