5. Hugs Are a Form of Communication

Did you ever notice how, sometimes, there simply aren’t words for the things you wish you could say? Hugs can communicate encouragement, empathy, affection, desire, happiness, and a multitude of other emotions. When friends communicate bad news or happy news, hugs are usually appropriate. When people are happy to see each other, a hug often follows. Even complete strangers may hug each other when faced with extraordinary circumstances.

Hugs Balance out the Nervous System
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