Discover what you can learn from romantic attraction. When we feel romantic attraction, we want to be closer to another person, both physically and emotionally. Romantic attraction has a powerful effect on our bodies and brains. It floods us with chemicals that are designed to make us connect with other people in very special ways. Romantic relationships are more than just sexual feelings. They are opportunities to get to know others—and at the same time, learn about ourselves. They teach us to see outside ourselves. They can build our self-esteem and confidence. They help us grow up and get ready for lifelong commitments. And that's just the beginning—find out more inside this book!