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?

The Slow Death of the ‘Hugger’

Everyone thinks COVID killed hugging, but we’d fallen out of its warm embrace long before the pandemic

‘Tender Sports Touches’ Make Pro Athletes Not Feel So Aggro

In 1948, Bob Lemon planted a kiss right on Gene Bearden’s lips, in front of the team, the press and the whole world. Seventy years later, their affection has never felt more timely

A Gentleman’s Guide to Giving a Really Good Massage

A helping hand on how to use your own