But in today's technology-driven world, meeting, staying connected, and getting intimate has never been easier or more dangerous.Biochemical research has shown that the effect of these love chemicals is twofold: they are released in response to your friend, and they bond you to him or her.This is especially true of women who produce higher levels of oxytocin -- the bonding hormone that enhances the feeling of having found your "soul mate" connection.Pretty soon, you find yourself glowing every time you spend time with this person. Any contact with the person becomes as potent as a drug addiction.All those tingly feelings and the fantasies that perhaps a "perfect love" can really exist isn't destiny knocking -- they're caused by "love chemicals" in your brain.
You may argue you're just Facebook friends, or you're just innocently flirting and it means nothing.But no matter how you may rationalize it, these are huge trumpet blaring warning signs that your friendship Infidelity is as old as civilization.These addictive love chemicals feel so good that it's difficult for you to even imagine ending contact with your friend.Your connection feels genuine and even life-sustaining.Letting go of such intoxicating nourishment seems unimaginable.
A platonic friendship doesn't have elements of sexual chemistry or attraction. In contrast, emotional sex is much more secretive and it drains energy from your primary relationship.