Christian dating and physical intimacy

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‘I’m huggy with female friends but I have qualms about the “touchy feely” culture of some churches,’ shared one lady.

Until next time, friends, I send each and every one of you a warm hug!

There’s no shame in telling friends and family that you’re suffering emotionally because of a lack of physical touch.

Friends may be delighted if you start initiating hugs when you say hello and goodbye, and most people appreciate a friendly hand on the arm or pat on the shoulder when it’s appropriate.

But if your church is more formal, is it possible to cultivate a more cuddly culture? Maybe not, but that doesn’t mean you should settle for a lack of friendly touch.

However, it will be up to you to start changing the situation, as other people are probably unaware of your plight.

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