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Oxytocin Enhances Spirituality, New Study Says

Oxytocin has been dubbed the “love hormone” for its role promoting social bonding, altruism and more. Now new research from Duke University suggests the hormone may also support spirituality. 492 more words

Sisterhoods & Brotherhoods

In this most unusual election year, could we navigating these rough waters as a result of nature’s storm, trying to regain a balance of gender power–of which we almost dare not speak? (Shhh..I mean nurturing.)


Sex Found to Make Men Religious

Daliah Wachs, MD, FAAFP

Many men already pray after they have sex.   “I pray my girlfriend doesn’t find out!”, “Please don’t let her get pregnant”, or even “I hope I didn’t get The Clap!!” 244 more words


The Miracle of Life

When I was younger I didn’t know how tampons worked. For some reason I was under the impression they were under pressure… maybe because I played with aviation flares…. 2,038 more words


Sex leads to spirituality in men...

Yesterday, the Sunday Mirror in the United Kingdom shared a story of immense proportion.

The leading paper for hard fact journalism highlighted the work of researchers at Duke University in the United States which claims the release of oxytocin during sex (also know as the “cuddle chemical”) could potentially inspire the belief, or even strengthen the belief in God or a higher power. 114 more words


Casting Call for Music Video "Oxytocin" [Rhode Island] #casting

Posted September 24, 2016

PLOT SUMMARY: This film is a vision of what abuse does and the after effects captured in a minute. 242 more words


Oxytocin may intensify spiritual beliefs.

Lead author Patty Van Cappellen, associate director of the Interdisciplinary and Behavioral Research Center at Duke University in Durham, NC, and colleagues found that men given oxytocin nasal spray reported a greater sense of spirituality than those who did not receive the hormone. 54 more words