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How Swing Dancing Helped Me Overcome My Fear of Intimacy.

In Contributors by Ruby Paton

Humans crave intimacy. There are many feelings and sensations that come with holding hands, touching a person’s leg to show you’re listening, and hugging someone so tight you can’t breathe. It can be magic, but it can also be tainted by pain. In 2021 I recalled an act that I had not dealt with, which had traumatised my body five …