What is that animal attraction that we feel with certain people? It has a very distinct presence and power of it’s own, and it is for the most part uncontrollable and irresistible. It’s the one word most people have heard but don’t question its authenticity. Pheromones. Pheromones are what drives the animal attraction between two physical beings. It is the coup d’etat of our sexual essence.
Accordking to Merriam-Webster, the word Pheromone comes to us from Greek origin from the word Pheran, meaning to transfer and Horman, meaning to excite. Pheromone a naturally occurring chemical compound found in all insects, animals, and humans sends airborne messages to trigger a response from one member of the opposite sex to the other. When pheromones are secreted they dictate sexual behavior and attract the opposite sex. It is reported that when two individuals in the presence of each other are secreting pheromones simultaneously the sexual attraction is impossible to ignore.
A large percentage of fragrances on the market today have optimized pheromones designed in use to increase sexual attraction between men and women. Pheromones are also well known as an aphrodisiac and love potion. One of the first perfumes with this reputation was the women’s fragrance Pheromone, known specifically for it enhancing abilities. It is a strong fragrance, to be used very lightly and is worn best in a cooler climate. It is a little overwhelming but it is said to send the strongest of messages on the level of a pheromone. Pheromones are not limited to female fragrances and are in several populars men’s colognes. On an interesting note, though all women love a good smelling man, the male human pheromone Androstenone intended to attract women is secreted through a males sweatglands.
ABC News reported in March of 2002 that studies done at at San Francisco State University found a 50% higher rate of attraction to women who used a pheromone enhanced fragrance. It also showed a 50% increase in sexual attention from men to women. Additionally,74% of the women reported having an increase in areas such as kissing, petting, sexual intercourse, and sleeping closer to their partner as well as the frequency of dating.
What this all comes down to is the smell of certain members of the opposite sex has the ability to sexually arouse and excite us. Have you ever been with that certain person, where the scent of their skin, their scent, was just absolutely intoxicating to you? You just couldn’t seem to get enough of him or her. Yeah, that feeling. You are at that moment truly into the essence of that person.
So the next time the scent of a person causes you to have a sudden and intense sexual attraction towards him or her, pay attention to what you feel. Roll with it and enjoy it. The fact is this is not something one feels with anyone. It is select. Anyone who has been in the situation knows. And if you haven’t experienced this yet, just keep living. The best is yet to come.