Starving for Touch: What It’s Like to Have ‘Skin Hunger’

Physical affection and touch releases feel-good brain chemicals like dopamine, oxytocin and serotonin. But what happens when you go without it for too long?

Cuddle Parties and the Death of Platonic Male Touch

I’m one of 13 men and women at a night session of The Cuddle Sanctuary, a nonsexual “guided social experience” for adults sharing platonic touch…