How we're treated as babies can influence how our body produces and responds to oxytocin throughout our adult lives. Not having the right kind of nurturing as a baby can mess up our ability to love, mate and bond -- forever!
But there's a more important -- and more amazing -- pRt of the story Our brains can relearn this response at any age. We can heal at the most basic physiological level. And, I think, if we don't heal at this level, it's hard to really heal at all.
I think that because of changes in my life and things I did, my body and brain began to learn a healthier way to respond to intimacy. Sex and love feel good and right for the first time. I feel like scientists have uncovered a great secret of being human -- and this understanding can help us all.