The concept of true love has been tossed around equally by scientists, psychologists, and the everyday lover for years. The answer has not yet been clear by the scientific community, but an answer is near. Psychologists and the culture of the United States have profoundly stated that true love is a strong reality and everyone must strive to find it. The question that should be studied closer is not why people look for love, but why some do not search. I believe that true love is a factual reality in everyday society existing before the creation of man.
Love can be studied through a scientific approach by studying the human brain or actions of the subjects. In the writing “What is Love?” by Paul Gray, the author researches the existence of love. He explains the scientific advancements in accordance to the subject. Although scientists have turned their heads to the reality of love in the past, recent events such as the AIDS epidemic or growing debt due to excess spending have encouraged them to rediscover the attractions (Gray, 865).
Scientists have found a direct connection between the chemicals in the brain and feelings occurring during love. The Euphoric, excited, and comfort feelings have chemical explanations (Toufexis, 868). Love is the only justification for why these chemicals are released.
The rapid heartbeat and tense organs show signs of love as well. When a human being is introduced to the person they love, their heartbeat increases. As the person they love leaves, stress is placed on the organs and signs of discomfort and sadness are present. Having someone to love is in direct correlation with one’s physical wellbeing. Studies show that a human’s psychological or mental state is closely related to their physical state (Lewis, 158).
Another description of love can be found through psychology. Although the psychology of love “differentiates completely in the two sexes the outcome is still the same” (X, 118). Both women...