Touch as a form of communication, and what an important one!
What do you communicate with your touch? Have you ever taken the time to ponder the intent of your physical gift of touch with another person? What does a hug feel like? What does your brush of the skin with your finger tips convey?
“Tactile communication in adult mating, both as foreplay and in intercourse, has been elaborated and refined by some cultures in the most amazing array of erotic patterns which through a variety of tactual stimulation of various part of the body serve to arouse, prolong, intensify, and evoke communication. Here we see tactile communication, reinforced and elaborated by motor activities and language, by concomitant stimulation, visual, auditory, olfactory, gustatory, ad the deeper muscle senses, combined to provide an organic-personality relationship which may be one of the most intense human experiences. ” pg. 200 . Touching, by Ashley Montagu