Love facts

Couples who are in love synchronize their heart rates after gazing into each others’ eyes for three minutes.

Cuddling triggers the same neurological reaction as taking painkillers.

A beautiful face attracts more partners than a beautiful body, according to a scientific survey.

The heart symbol was first used to denote love in the 1250. Prior to that, it represented foliage.

It’s scientifically proven: being in love makes you a less productive person.

When You Fall in Love You Lose Two Close Friends.

Romantic love is biochemically indistinguishable from having a severe obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Philophobia is the fear of falling in love.

2% of couples have fallen in love in a supermarket, according to a survey.

The founder of Match.com lost his girlfriend to a man she met on Match.com.

A heartbroken Argentine farmer spent decades cultivating a guitar-shaped forest to honor his late wife.

Marriage started shifting from arranged to love-based marriages in the 18th Century.

In 2014, a prisoner escaped a detention center in Arizona to spend Valentine’s Day with his girlfriend.

In ancient Greece, throwing an apple at someone was done to declare one’s love.

23% of the couples who meet through online dating end up marrying.

There are about 3 million first dates every day worldwide..

Men are more likely to say “I love you” first than women are, a study found.

“LOL” used to mean “lots of love” before the Internet.

“Erotomania” is a psychological disorder in which the affected people believe a famous person is in love with them.

In India, there is a vigilante group called the “Love Commandos” that offers protection from harassment to couples from different castes who fall in love.

King Harald of Norway vowed to remain unmarried for life unless he could marry his true love, the daughter of a cloth merchant. She became the Queen of Norway.

In Auschwitz, an SS guard fell in love with a Jewish prisoner. He saved her life multiple times and she testified on his behalf during his post-war trial.

Einstein was stopped so much in public, he would reply, “Pardon me, sorry! Always I am mistaken for Professor Einstein.”

The Greek language has 4 words for love. Agape: Charitable love; Eros: Sexual love; Philia: Love between friends; and Storge: Family love.

Sanskrit has 96 words for “love” ancient Persian has 80 and English only one.

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