Pretty soon, you find yourself glowing every time you spend time with this person. This is especially true of women who produce higher levels of oxytocin -- the bonding hormone that enhances the feeling of having found your "soul mate" connection. Any contact with the person becomes as potent as a drug addiction.If you find yourself having sexual or romantic fantasies about your friend, you've crossed the line into emotional sex.
Something is missing, and that missing element makes you vulnerable to temptation.
But in today's technology-driven world, meeting, staying connected, and getting intimate has never been easier or more dangerous.
Thanks to smartphones and the Internet, your love "fix" is never far away.
The midwives' affordable, DIY solution is perfect for this corner of Colombo - a set of apartment blocks occupied by working-class families on low incomes.
In one of the apartment's two small bedrooms, just the sight of Ari is enough to bring a smile to Shanthini Kumarasiri's face.