Hugs are a form of deep intimacy and closeness. But the way you and your partner hug shows what's below the surface of the love you share.
There's something about receiving a hug from your beloved that makes you feel like you've come home. The warmth and the peace you get from hugging them is indescribable. According to SCL Health, hugging your partner is known to reduce blood pressure, stress levels, and heart rates while boosting your immune system. As we can see here, there's more to a hug than just deepening your intimacy with your partner. And the way in which you and your partner hug can reveal a lot about your relationship.
If this is how you and your partner hug, it indicates that you have an extremely intimate relationship. Eyes are the windows to the soul and that is how you share a connection as well. Your intense love is immensely strong and no one can come between the bond you have with each other. However, if your partner finds it difficult to look you in the eyes, it could mean that they are reluctant to be vulnerable with you.
If this is how you and your partner hug, it shows that you see your partner as your lover as well as your best friend. The bond you have is deep, emotionally as well as physically. You both keep an open line of communication and hence, place a lot of trust in each other. However, if you don't feel a spark or that there is something lacking in the romance department, it could be an indication that you two are better as friends than as romantic partners.
If a full-body bear hug is how you and your partner hug, then it indicates a reluctance to let go of one another. When you try to be as physically close to your partner, you're essentially showing them that you are in for the long haul and don't want to be apart from each other. On the other hand, if these kinds of hugs are done frequently, it could be a sign of possessiveness that might cross a boundary depending on who the dominant one is in the relationship.
If this is how you and your partner hug, it shows a passionate and lust-filled relationship. No matter how long you've been together, you just want to remove each other's clothes and begin nature's age-old dance. In fact, it is this feeling that brought you and your partner together in the first place. However, it might be that lust is the only thing connecting you to each other. A relationship that is based and continued solely on passion might not survive long-term.
If this is how you and your partner hug, it indicates that your relationship is one that provides security and protection. Your partner hugging you from the back is their way of saying "I've got you." Both of you are ready to defend each other, either physically or emotionally. As a result, your relationship is likely to last longer and in a healthy way. However, such a hug might show others that they have to back off. You may have to ensure that this kind of message isn't being sent to your loved ones as if they are a threat.
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