Love or lust at first sight? For ladies, it may be the latter

Posted at 9:36 PM, Jan 01, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-01 21:46:53-05

Ladies: if you think it’s love at first sight — you may be misunderstanding your body’s signals.

Within five seconds of spotting a hunky stranger, your brain starts producing dopamine.

That’s the feel-good chemical responsible for the brain’s pleasure center.Holding hands

Around the five-minute mark, you start producing adrenaline and testosterone: upping your risk-taking impulse.

And after ten minutes with tall, dark, and handsome, you begin to produces chemicals which promote bonding.

So, take a beat to figure out whether it’s love or lust.