skinship

skinship

The bonding between two or more people—especially a mother and child—through physical contact (e.g., touching, hugging, kissing, etc.).
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Some fans already commenting on the seemingly 'excessive' skinship that the two were displaying in Triple H rehearsals didn't take the admission lightly, alleging that the couple has been dishonest with their fans for past two years.
Helping people deal with the consequences of skin diseases earned sufferer Ashley Medicks the Unsung Hero Award after he set up Skinship UK, manning a helpline despite being unpaid.
Taking inspiration from psychoanalysis, Jeannette Mageo sees empathy in Samoa as shaped by the tactility of contacts between child and adult during socialization, which fosters a 'skinship' that contrasts with the 'gazeship' (i.e.
Through warabeuta, the caregiver fosters "skinship," introduces the child to the social world, and helps children connect with the community.
It challenges the notion that heterosexual union is the only socially acceptable form of sexual activity and suggests as its alternative "skinship," sexual intimacy by means of body contact of all sorts.
In the rest of the story Kazumi, now the first-person narrator, describes her apprenticeship in sexual pleasure through the fantasy world of "skinship." Her adventure begins with her discovery of self stimulating sex, followed by escape from her boyfriend, who tries to castrate her newly acquired genital.
One lot under the water and one lot inland that will be related to "skinship" and to our totems.
Auds up for similar skinship, sharp writing and stylish technique will appreciate its second coming.
The first step is physical closeness, and the Japanese-invented word "skinship" describes the skin-to-skin closeness that is particularly valued.
Helping people deal with the physical and psychological consequences of skin disease earned sufferer Ashley Medicks the Unsung Hero Award after he set up Skinship UK.
A unique aspect of warabeuta is that they are not merely sung to children; the caretaker physically touches and moves the child, emphasizing skinship, or physical/emotional bonding.
Ashley Medicks, Skinship (UK) David Hamilton, Fife Palliative Care Team Stan Beattie, Radiology Department, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary