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Coffee: An Important Part of Healthy Relationships

Feb 14, 2012 · Legacy
Coffee: An Important Part of Healthy Relationships

Still trying to decide what to get your sweetheart for Valentine's Day? Look no further than your resident coffee pot! Seattle's Best Coffee released survey results last week in which 32% of coffee drinkers surveyed recommend bonding over morning coffee to keep a relationship healthy. In fact, coffee was significantly more likely to be recommended than the usual suspects of flowers, dinner at a nice restaurant and jewelry. This may have something to do with the physiological effects of coffee consumption. Caffeine blocks certain receptors, allowing dopamine (a neurotransmitter associated with desire) to roam more freely. Romantic, eh? So don't panic if you haven't written your loved one a poem or made outrageously fabulous plans for the day. After all, you're doing something that will strengthen your relationship all year long!

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