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15 Reasons Why You Should Hug Your Partner Every Day

15 Reasons Why You Should Hug Your Partner Every Day

Published on February 18th, 2021

“If you’re angry at a loved one, hug that person. And mean it. You may not want to hug – which is all the more reason to do so. It’s hard to stay angry when someone shows they love you, and that’s precisely what happens when we hug each other”, says Walter Anderson. Hugs reduce stress by showing your support, and at times, it also communicates emotions. We have listed 15 benefits of hugging and  why you should hug your partner every day.

1. Hugging can be good for your cardiovascular health

2. Hugging can improve romantic relationships, specifically

3. Hugs may protect you against illness

4. Hugs can lower stress

5. They can also generally improve psychological well-being

6. Hugging can defuse fights between a couple

7. Hugs can make you happier

8. Hugs may help reduce your pain

9. Hugs help you communicate with others

10. More frequent hugs can boost your immune system

11. They may even dull pain for people with chronic conditions

12. They can actually keep you looking and feeling young

13. Hugging promotes bonding in all our relationships

14. Touch (including hugs) can communicate emotions

15. Hugs reduce stress by showing your support