Had A Fight? A Hug Might Reduce Stress and Boost Your Mood

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Arguments with loved ones or a stressful conversation with the boss can bring you down. Now, new research provides scientific evidence that getting a hug on the same day you’ve had a conflict can lift your spirits. The finding suggests hugs are a simple yet effective way to relieve relationship stress, romantic or not.

People commonly communicate affection by hugging, holding hands, or even a pat on the back. And past research shows physical contact has psychological and physical health b

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