Smelling Your Lover’s Shirt May Make You Less Stressed

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A new study lends some scientific backing to anyone who’s ever worn their partner's shirt or slept on their side of the bed when they weren’t around: According to research published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, the scent of a romantic partner can help lower stress levels, even in his or her physical absence.

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