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The Science of Hugging and Cuddling

What Do You Know About Cuddling and Hugging?

Today's National Cuddle Up Day, which is cute and all, but what's so great cuddles and hugs? Of course, they feel nice, but are they actually good for you? They are! See if you know why.

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What Do You Know About Cuddling and Hugging?

True or False: A quick hug is just as effective as a long embrace.

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RubySnow RubySnow 7 years
I love hugs! Good to know they're so good for us.
laoff laoff 7 years
5/5 I didn't know I knew so much about hugs. Maybe i should hug more
Venus1 Venus1 7 years
I like to kiss at the same time.
Veka Veka 7 years
4/5 too. I definitely missed this post yesterday. The only time I saw my boyfriend yesterday was when he was leaving for work and I still had 2 hours before my alarm was to go off. :( I guess we'll have to make up for it today!
Ac2366 Ac2366 7 years
4/5 I love hugs. My bf gives the best hugs on this planet. I'll be sure to sneak in a few extras later.
ella1978 ella1978 7 years
Aw.. I LOVE big hugs.. it's one of my favorite things. I'll be asking for a few extra today!
bluespirit bluespirit 7 years
touching makes me uncomfortable. cuddle party? no thank you.
hypnoticmix hypnoticmix 7 years
I sleep like a baby when I'm cuddling.
bethinabox bethinabox 7 years
5/5, I'm a hugging expert. :)
bethinabox bethinabox 7 years
5/5, I'm a hugging expert. :)
Pistil Pistil 7 years
I guess I'll have to go out and hug someone today... though you won't find me at a cuddle party
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