It can be described in the terms of mutual feelings - "a connection, a bond or common feeling between two people", or as a chemical process - "[it] stimulates love or sexual attraction...brain chemicals are definitely involved".
It has been described as a "combination of basic psychological arousal combined with a feeling of pleasure".
She decided that "chemistry occurred most often between people who are down-to-earth and sincere".
This is because "if a person is comfortable with themselves, they are better able to express their true self to the world, which makes it easier to get to know them..if perspectives on important matters differed." Sharing similarities is also deemed essential to chemistry as "feeling understood is essential to forming relational bonds." The various manifestations of chemistry are: sexual chemistry, romantic chemistry, emotional chemistry, activity chemistry, team performance chemistry, creative chemistry, intellectual chemistry, and empowerment chemistry".
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