Dating a guy but no chemistry
The nervous system gets aroused, causing one to get adrenaline in the form of "rapid heartbeat, shortness of breath, and sensations of excitement that are often similar to sensations associated with danger".
Other physical symptoms include "blood pressure go[ing] up a little, the skin...flush[ing], the face and ears...turn[ing] red and...[a] feeling of weakness in the knees".
Chemistry can make otherwise rational people ignore serious problems and issues in an individual and relationship.
Chemistry often blinds people to warning signs that a person or relationship is not healthy or the right one for them.
"But," he adds, "if by the second or third date you don’t feel a strong inclination to kiss the other person, be near him, or hold his hand, you’re probably never going to feel it." April Masini likewise says that chemistry is a strong predictor of relationship success.
She suggests that chemistry comes and goes, and it's important to actively cultivate it because it can help couples deal with future conflicts.
We didn’t share that passion for exploration that I had, and he wasn't open to trying new things.
After some time together, I had thought I could deal with our differences—until I met Sparks, and all that went out the window. Although things ended abruptly and with a lot of pain, I don't regret choosing Sparks over my stable boyfriend.
It can also be the difference between someone remaining faithful in their relationship, and seeking one night stands and affairs.Chemistry often seems to have the power to blind us.Chemistry is the reason the saying, "Love is blind," exists.There is some debate over whether one can artificially create chemistry if they are "not initially feeling it".
While some people hold that it is something that you "can't learn and can't teach...[and you] either have..you don't", others hold that chemistry is a process rather than a moment, "build[ing] up and adds up and eventually you get this kind of chemical bonding".
After a day or two of texting, I couldn’t stop myself. We flirted via text, and set up another meeting ASAP, even though Sparks was also dating someone before he has boarded that crazy flight with me. Security picked me up from the airport, and I truly felt I could not lead him on after experiencing such intense chemistry with Sparks—something I’d never felt with my boyfriend.