Archive for the ‘Touch’ Category

Touch Only with Love: an Anti-Violence Tool

March 27th, 2017 No comments

What’s going to replace hitting or a physically violent activity that we want to stop? The answer can be becoming trained, practiced and committed to a ‘Touch Only with Love’ way of acting toward your loved ones and perhaps other. Continue reading

Cuddling for Greater Love and Better Sex – a Love Skill

February 15th, 2017 No comments

How cuddling leads to more and better sex as well as to love itself; the fine and healthy benefits of cuddling; overcoming cuddling resistance and reluctance; plus how to give, get, start and restart better and longer cuddling are all covered in this mini-love-lesson. Continue reading

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Love Hugs for Health and Happiness

December 12th, 2016 No comments

This mini-love lesson, both seriously and lightly, gets the reader into some the many surprising health and happiness benefits of becoming skilled at love hugs, doing more for your loved ones, yourself and your love relationships. Continue reading

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50 Varieties of Love Touch

March 20th, 2013 No comments

Do you know how to demonstrate love with lots of touch variety?  The more ways you give, ask for, and get loving touch the better.  Each kind of love-oriented, tactile sensation can send a different beneficial love message.  Each variation of loving touch can bring on different positive emotions.  Each way of giving loving touch may precipitate a different, good, relational… Continue reading


Dr. J. Richard Cookerly

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Touching Back – A Surprisingly Important Love Skill

March 11th, 2013 No comments

This mini-love-lesson starts with touching back as a predictor of love success; and goes on to what not touching back does; what touching back with love accomplishes; touching back and loving children; touching back friends and family; sex love and touching back; and finishes with some guidelines for touching back with love. Continue reading

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