Love has been defined in various ways. From a deep feeling of affection, to the embodiment of virtues that always protects, trusts, hopes, and perseveres. And for centuries, humans have found ways to celebrate the existence of love.
Now, with a better understanding of the biology and chemistry of love, science has begun to recognize that there are health benefits as well. Understand the value and importance of maintain loving relationships may help them to benefit from love’s positive effects on mental health.
Loving and stable relationships can help to improve a person’s ability to manage stress and can help to decrease anxiety and depression. We are all social creatures. Therefore, as were provide mental health treatment, let us be mindful to evaluate our patient’s level of social connectedness, and always encourage them to develop and nurture stable and loving relationships.