Staying in Touch

Ducharme, Stanley
May 2011
PN;May2011, Vol. 65 Issue 5, p53
Trade Publication
The article presents the author's insights on touching as an essential part of being sexual and affectionate. It states that touching is sometimes being misunderstood as a sexual invitation thus, to avoid false accusation most people opt not to touch anyone if possible. It also mentions the importance of touching to a person who has spinal-cord injury (SCI). Moreover, it discusses touching as a form of sexual contact.


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