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Physical sensations are part of our everyday lives, but not all of them are created equal. Hugging a friend, for example, feels way better than a papercut.

There are a lot of great sensations, though. One of my favorites is the feeling of the short fur just under my cat's chin, which she loves to have scratched. Her fur is super soft, and it brings me joy to scratch her chin because she so obviously loves the interaction too.


In search of more of these great sensations, Reddit user u/Zahfier asked:

"What is the best physical, yet non-sexual, sensation?"

10.

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Drinking water when you're really, really thirsty, especially after exercise. Nothing better

-Perfect_Hexagon

9.

Taking nap in the fall with the window open and your blanket is a little bit cold.

-Zambiiieee

8.

Taking my bra off after a long day

-impossiblejane

7.

Being able to breathe out both nostrils after being sick.

-norse_chieftain

6.

Finally removing the food that’s been stuck between your teeth for an extended period of time.

-Sir-Phtephen

5.

Someone lightly running their fingers up and down your back. My partner does it to me all the time and it is so relaxing

-2reador2read

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Cold side of the pillow obviously

-samtheman301

3.

Putting on glasses that work for the first time, literally like seeing the world through new eyes.

-_damned

I get a similar feeling when I clean mine.

Take them off, clean then, and then putting them back is like, “whoa! Look at the crisp colors!”

-HonorUndRespect

2.

When that part of the song comes on that gives you a tingle. It starts at the base of your neck and works its way out through your entire body.

-Jarvicious

1.

Waking up to my cat headbutting my face so I'll make room for her to spoon with me until my alarm goes off in 2 hours.

-InternetKidsAreMean

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