Oxytocin reduces blood pressure, which is linked to heart disease.
and slide your hands down your pants.
Hand holding also increases oxytocin, the so-called "love hormone," similar to As psychotherapist and relationship coach Toni Coleman LCSW explained to , "It feels good to hold hands with someone we know because it's all about wanting to be close to them.
Psychology Today's extensive investigation of touches pun intended on many fascinating aspects, like the famous University of California Berkeley study that found.
2 The physical contact of holding hands improves the quality of life.
" In fact, Coleman compares holding hands to foreplay, as it makes both partners feel sexy and wanted.