Oxytocin

Oxytocin hormone is increases with couples cuddle

Couples that cuddle can become addicted to one another. Symptoms of withdraw can occur when apart as a result of the hormone oxytocin, “the cuddling drug.” The pituitary gland (in the brain) produces oxytocin. Both males and females produce oxytocin. it is unique to mammals. Affectionate touching releases oxy. Cuddling a child or pet is pleasurable […]

Cuddle parties are a thing strangers get together and hug each other

Cuddle parties are described by organizers as “”workshop/social-events”” that give adults an opportunity to “”give and receive welcomed affectionate touch in a no-expectation, friendly setting, according to your needs, desires, interests, and boundaries.”” Cuddle parties are described as nonsexual events and commonly kissing is not allowed. A cuddle party is a group experience, while the […]