"sort of like dancing"
Good title for a book that
Only joking, I agree, though I think some people don't stay with aikido for the same reason. The close contact freaks them out. I heard of a dojo where everyone hugs each other at the end of class, thought that was sweet, though maybe a bit OTT.
I think that that the need for/fear of, human touch is a separate issue from libido though. Different drive, but obviously they're grey areas.
Do it often, do it well, do it carefully,
PS Mr Izumi are you really posting about libido from a place called "bottom bay"? [Juvenile giggles]