It's exciting to start a new relationship, but it can be stressful to question how you feel. Not sure how you feel about your partner? Don't worry, it's fine.
Match.com survey found that people take 144 days or 5 months on average to say "I love you" in a relationship.
Men and women took different amounts of time to talk about how they felt, according to a 2011 study, but the total amount of time was about the same.
On average, it took males 97 days before they could say "I love you," while women needed 139 days.
According to a meta-analysis that was conducted in 2010, falling in love takes only 0.2 seconds of your time, despite the fact that you may wait months to confess.
When two people fall in love, it activates 12 different parts of the brain, which causes the release of feel-good hormones including dopamine, oxytocin, adrenaline, and vasopressin.
A study shows that people in love have more NGF in their bodies. Stephanie Ortigue, a neuroscientist, found scientific evidence for the "love at first sight" phenomenon.
It's hard to say how long it will take to fall in love because there are so many physical, mental, and social factors involved.
People can fall in love faster when they meet online, but people who have been hurt in the past may be more cautious about falling in love again.
Experts say that you shouldn't have set goals for falling in love because each person and relationship is different when it comes to forming emotional bonds and trust.
Falling in love is just the beginning. It takes work to keep a relationship healthy. Respect each other's limits and don't move too quickly.