It can be easy to rush through a quick squeeze without realizing that hugs can be a source of deep nourishment for our relationships. In this episode, I introduce you to the four principles for learning to give good hugs.
1:11 These two men said I give good hugs.
1:50 I admit, they were right.
2:23 The Four Principles of Hugging Well
2:30 Principle #1
2:58 I define “perma-consent”
3:39 How to ask for a hug consensually
3:54 Principle #2
4:15 Embodying yourself includes these things.
5:07 Principle #3
6:10 Unless you are “Amma the Hugging Saint”, you have permission not to hug everyone.
6:58 Principle #4
8:06 When you follow all four steps, both people can co-regulate.
8:54 This week’s homework.
Podcast produced by Sal De Rosalia
Music composed and produced by Aimee Mia Kelley
Dr. Jessica Tartaro
Intimacy Coach & Connection Facilitator
Pronouns “She” + “Her”
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