Posts tagged "hugging"

Science Says Hugging Keeps You Healthy!

Something I didn’t realize or appreciate until I got older is how intentional my parents were about being a big hugging family¬†when I was growing up, because most of the…

Claire Hannum | March 20, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Let’s Be Friends: Girl Who Got Detention For Hugging

In my world, 12-year-old Amber Ablett would be rewarded, not punished for being a hugger. The young Aussie was punished for violating her school’s hugging ban, which was established when…

Ami Angelowicz | November 3, 2012 - 2:00 pm

World’s Longest Hug Record Broken In London

Four couples in London spent more than 24 hours hugging it out last week, effectively — and lovingly — seizing the Guinness World Record for longest marathon hug.
Six couples…

Huffington Post Weird News | January 24, 2012 - 3:50 pm

Hug It Out! The Case For Showing More Affection

We’ve all read about that so-called dastardly “hugging epidemic” that is sweeping the nation’s youth like The Jitterbug (or oral sex parties) and spurring quick-thinking middle and high schools to…

Jessica Wakeman | May 29, 2009 - 4:45 pm

Hugging “Epidemic” So Out Of Control, Some Schools Are Banning It

The country is up in arms over teenagers shamelessly groping each other, or, as some like to call it, “hugging.” The New York Times reported today that hugging is the

Blaire Briody | May 28, 2009 - 1:45 pm

Enough With All The Hugging Already!

Today is National Hugging Day, which seems like the perfect time to request that we stop hugging each other so much. It’s gotten out of hand, all this embracing and…

Wendy Atterberry | January 21, 2009 - 3:00 pm

A Hug Or Cuddle Doesn’t Always Mean It’s Time For Sex

Relationships expert Dr. Pam Spurr writes in The Times (U.K.) that one of the secrets to a lasting relationship is touching without sex, i.e., hugs and cuddling. But men have…

Catherine Strawn | July 17, 2008 - 3:30 pm