What we do in bed at night has such a far reaching effect on the rest of our relationship. Here are seven bedtime routines for greater intimacy in your relationship. I know how addictive the dopamine drip of social media can be, but staring at that blue light right before bed is bad news for your love life. Turn your phones off, light a candle or two, and prioritize your connection with your partner for just a few minutes before you doze off. What should you do with those extra minutes?
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As it turns out, cuddling might as well be a miracle drug. Most of us already know that cuddling with someone, be it our pets, best friends, partners or kids, makes us feel cozy, safe and warm. But could snuggling be scientifically proven to be healthy? Thank goodness — the answer is yes. Here are five reasons why: Cuddling makes us happier. Love," oxytocin is the "moral molecule behind all human virtue, trust, affection and love, a 'social glue' that keeps society together.