- Men who kiss their wives in the morning live five years longer than those who don’t.
- People are more likely to tilt their heads to the right when kissing instead of the left (65 percent of people go to the right!)
- When it comes to doing the deed early in the relationship, 78 percent of women would decline an intimate rendezvous if they had not shaved their legs or underarms.
- Feminist women are more likely than other females to be in a romantic relationship.
- Two-thirds of people report that they fall in love with someone they’ve known for some time vs. someone that they just met.
- There’s a reason why office romances occur: The single biggest predictor of love is proximity.
- The women of the Tiwi tribe in the South Pacific are married at birth.
- The “Love Detector” service from Korean cell phone operator KTF uses technology that is supposed to analyze voice patterns to see if a lover is speaking honestly and with affection. Users later receive an analysis of the conversation delivered through text message that breaks down the amount of affection, surprise, concentration and honesty of the other speaker.
- Eleven percent of women have gone online and done research on a person they were dating or were about to meet, versus seven percent of men.
- Couples’ personalities converge over time to make partners more and more similar.
- Forty-three percent of women prefer their partners never sign “love” to a card unless they are ready for commitment.
- Philadelphia International Airport finished as the Number One best airport for making a love connection, according to an online survey.
- According to mathematical theory, we should date a dozen people before choosing a long-term partner; that provides the best chance that you’ll make a love match.
- A man’s beard grows fastest when he anticipates sex.
- When we get dumped, for a period of time we love the person who rejected us even more, says Dr. Helen Fisher of Rutgers University and author of Why We Love. The brain regions that lit up when we were in a happy union continue to be active.
- One in five long-term love relationships began with one or both partners being involved with others.