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How do you make love last?

Published: 19th April 2007 - Category: Bastow Blogs - Author: Lynne Bastow

According to Dr Thomas Stuttaford in The Times, there are 3 stages to a successful long term relationship which can be scientifically measured by functional MRI brain scans:

Stage 1

Lust. Lasts between 1 to 2 years (remember we are talking about successful relationships, clearly lust can dissipate after one date and many people have suffered that social worker term S.I.R. – shag I regret).

Stage 2

Acceptance. Lasts up to the eighth year. Couples acquire shared interests and goals and nest together.

Stage 3

Firm friendship. Starts from the ninth year and lasts a lifetime. Or not…

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