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13 Ways to Stay Connected With Loved Ones When You Can't Touch

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Humans are hard-wired for touch. Skin-to-skin contact is critical to an infant’s survival and throughout life, touch releases the “feel good” hormone oxytocin and reduces your cortisol (stress) levels.

But to slow the spread of COVID-19, you were probably advised to stay at least six feet away from those who aren’t in your household.

Sometimes called skin hunger or touch starvation, not being able to give your loved ones a hug or cozy up for movie night might be taking a toll on your mental health.

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