Why are you so stupid?
At a primal level, we get emotional satisfaction from embracing one another.
I love the warmth, closeness and the feeling of being safe and protected.
It makes us feel loved and secure..and it releases a hormone in the body that makes you feel happy and content, like a drug !!
human touch releases pleasure hormones
Because it is comfy, and loving and makes us feel protected
Why not? It shows that you love her and care for her.
Don't you love to be held and to hold? It's loving. It's comforting. It's nurturing. It's one way to feel close to someone.
being hugged gives her a sense of comfort and safety, perhaps; a warm feeling of nothing else but being held and loved.