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6 Amazing Things That Happen To Your Body When You Kiss Someone You're In Love With
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6 Amazing Things That Happen To Your Body When You Kiss Someone You're In Love With

It's not just about the euphoria you feel. "When you kiss, an enormous part of your brain becomes active." And here's what it can do to your body.

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Editor’s note: This article was originally published on October 20, 20219. It has since been updated.

That passionate moment when you kiss the right person can enliven your entire body; you feel the rush running through you and it makes you feel connected with your partner. When you kiss someone you are in love with, it can cause actual physiological changes in your body. "When you kiss an enormous part of your brain becomes active," said Helen Fisher of Rutgers University, according to NBC News. This can lead to your body experiencing a number of things, and here are a few.

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1. It strengthens the bond between you and your partner

"Kissing and affection is important in a relationship," said Gen Zaroura, a clinical social worker and therapist, according to The Exponent. "It connects people emotionally. It can also release endorphins that can make you feel more excited and happy ... It can affect the biochemistry immediately." With the release of endorphins, you are also left with feelings of intimacy with your partner, making you feel "happier and more connected with each other", according to Zaroura.