The Art of Hugging

Overview

Whether it's a simple squeeze between old friends, a heartfelt bear hug for a child, or the tentative first embrace of love, there's much more to hugging than most people realize. In The Art of Hugging, lovers, friends, and family will find all the insights they need to add tenderness, technical know-how, and variety to every conceivable type of hug-from the platonic to the more-than-just-friendly. The Art of Hugging teaches huggers and huggees alike:

-Why hugs are good for your health and well-being

-Hugging ...

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Overview

Whether it's a simple squeeze between old friends, a heartfelt bear hug for a child, or the tentative first embrace of love, there's much more to hugging than most people realize. In The Art of Hugging, lovers, friends, and family will find all the insights they need to add tenderness, technical know-how, and variety to every conceivable type of hug-from the platonic to the more-than-just-friendly. The Art of Hugging teaches huggers and huggees alike:

-Why hugs are good for your health and well-being

-Hugging preferences of men and women (they're not the same!)

-How to "read" the kind of hug your lover wants

-Easy ways to become more huggable

-How to ask for a hug

-What are the most romantic places and times to hug

From side-by-side hugs to group hugs, bereavement hugs, good-bye and good-night hugs, to you've had-a-bad-day hugs, this collection will both inspire and enlighten. Snugglers everywhere will warm to the is cheerful, charming compendium of one of the world's most pleasant pastimes.

World-famous kissing coach William Cane explains the benefits of close physical contact and provides a comprehensive encyclopedia of hugging with precise how-to instructions for more than 25 different hugs.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762860050
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • Publication date: 1/15/1996
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 143
  • Product dimensions: 4.99 (w) x 7.01 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Meet the Author

William Cane is the pen name of Michael Christian, who teaches English at Boston College. He is the author of The Art of Kissing, which has been translated into seventeen languages, and The Book of Kisses. Since 1991 he has lectured at colleges and universities around the world on subjects of kissing and hugging. He lives in Brookline, Massachusetts.

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