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I Am Touched By Tenderness

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    Flowers

    My middle son Nathan has always brought me a flower from time to time. He is so sweet and has done this since he was young. I remember when he was little he would pick them in places like business that your not suppose to..lol He would run and pick one and run back to me and say...
    frosti frosti 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 19, 2009

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    Awakening Into Peaceful Tenderness

    After discovering EP and having spent significant time on here venting my frustrations and mechanizing my inner changes, I have found that I'm calming down. I have been shown so much kindness and love from EP people that I'm feeling less of a need to tend to the raw animal...
    lisa36 lisa36 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2010

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    Acts of Love

    Tenderness is what draws me out.  Sometimes it makes me uncomfortable to witness such tenderness or be brushed with it by someone focused on me.  But I am touched by it nonetheless. I am touched by it when I see old couples walk hand in hand.  When...
    Happyface Happyface 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 14, 2008

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    It Breaks My Heart

    Witnessing acts of tenderness will often bring tears to my eyes. I have trouble showing the tender side of myself, and not many have seen it. It is there, though, and it is huge. I try to keep it undercover as much as possible. Vulnerability is often seen as a weakness, and I try...
    autimom autimom 31-35, F 5 Responses Nov 13, 2008

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    I Love Tenderness....

    I have a co worker who can be this way with me. She is 16 years older and so sees me as like a younger sister/niece type figure I think. She can be very mothering towards me and everytime she sees me, she kisses me on the cheek and gives me a hug. She also strokes my face at...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F May 19, 2011

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    Tenderness Shared In Music and Art

    17 March, 2008 Dearest, You asked me to read the article titled " Music An Art" and make an comment. When there are no words, kisses and hugs, and no physical connection, I find solace and beauty in our music. Thankfully, our music travels within us no matter...
    Radiant Radiant 56-60, F 4 Responses Mar 18, 2008

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    A Free Gesture

    Especially when life becomes too violent, it has to be a bit of tenderness. So after a long time, we can look back and smile, without even knowing why. Tenderness is... something pure timeless a free gesture always good Just try...it can make magic. Tender hugs to each one of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Feb 18, 2011

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    I´m sure I´ve made it clear

    so many times but... just in case...tenderness is the key to my heart... my heart is the only possible place for feelings ... feelings are the only ties I may have...
    SweetNancy SweetNancy 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 9

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    Related Experiences

    I love being close to people, especially ones I care about like my friends..I love touch, hugs, anything; it makes me happy ^^ But unfortunately, my group of friends aren't the...
    SarahBear907 SarahBear907 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 21

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    yesterday morning as usual me and my mom did yoga together but she started having back pain. for her im still just a kid even though i turned 17. today was my best day. i used to...
    newlife142 newlife142 13-15, M 3 Responses Mar 21

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    I haven't been touched in any sense by a guy in fu@king forever!!! Lol seriously I would settle for a nice hug or holding hands, I just want to be touched softly and have some male...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I like being touched and rubbed not sexually is that weird?
    blackbean88 blackbean88 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 24

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    I've always fantasized of a platonic cuddle buddy or a massage buddy. I need to touch and be touched but have no one in my life that shares that. I know that there are plenty...
    SonOfTheDelta SonOfTheDelta 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I love being naked and touched for hours on end, sometimes it's better than having sex(;
    babyfawn7 babyfawn7 18-21, F 12 Responses Mar 27

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    If someone touches me, i hit them, i hit them until somebody pulls me off of them, i can't stand to be touched. I was abused from a young age, and it has made me crazy, sometimes i...
    ScarredSkin ScarredSkin 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    I loathe being touched. When I was pregnant randoms would touch my bump. It fricking riled me. Here's a piece of advice if you aren't the father don't touch the effing bump!!!
    Alphamum Alphamum 26-30, F Apr 3

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    OMG THIS SO MUCH. Idk maybe I'm just self-conscious or smth???? Idk but I don't like being touched by strangers. Especially when we sit in the hall & my knees touch another person...
    ELSAhugsyou ELSAhugsyou 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Is it wrong to think this way, though it excite me sometimes. When i am with my gf, she like to hold hands but id want her to touch and hold me somewhere else. When she kisses and...
    NymNin NymNin 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    *poke* *poke* *poke poke* *poke*
    Wishingtobegone Wishingtobegone 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 23

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    Wors my friend fudgehope used in a comment, quote " I need the closeness of a familiar face. And the only familiar face here with me is the reason I am feeling this way!" I...
    physicist14 physicist14 31-35, M Mar 27

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    Just for fun not as a bad thing I hope!?
    Kratos5214 Kratos5214 26-30, M Mar 30

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    Touch me baby and makes me happy
    annamaria88 annamaria88 22-25, F 12 Responses Apr 3

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    I seldom enjoy touch from individuals that I know. Let alone a stranger.
    weskeralbert weskeralbert 22-25, M Apr 3

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    I'm always touching my belly button because it sucks my finger in because its so deep and soft inside. The very bottom is hard to feel unless you hold open my belly button and...
    Viciouspistols Viciouspistols 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    Any1 wanna touch me idc where or what happens next
    Jaymaster1234 Jaymaster1234 13-15, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I was spending the night at a friend home. I had been there before and don't recall that I had a problem. But this time in the middle of the night I felt something lightly touch my...
    Iyaha Iyaha 56-60, F 3 days ago

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    Okay. Now I know I am a real minority because I have an outie and outies turn me on. Okay all bellybutton types turn me on. I like to touch mine when I'm having my personal time...
    mlcockrell mlcockrell 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    I was simply sitting there, staring off into the distance, listening to the sounds of yesterday, today, and tomorrow wafting along the somber winds of a soul chilling breeze, when...
    Indari Indari 31-35, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I absolutely love seeing interracial couples with their children out and about on American streets My family and I along with my friends love this happen. When I see other...
    ebonynbill ebonynbill 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Adore them so much. I want that 😻
    lexix0 lexix0 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    Childhood rejection is very dangerous and we people need to wake up and not let it define our character. If we lack intimacy and open closeness in the relationship with our parents...
    Georgio84 Georgio84 26-30, M 1 Response 55 mins ago

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    My used to have long straight hair that touched my hips, but I decided to cut it all off and get a mohawk! :) I want to dye it too, but my foster mom probably won't let me. *sad...
    rebellovesong259 rebellovesong259 16-17, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    #day7 So I may have touched on this before but today (in dept) I'm going to explain self harm because nobody really gets it unless you do it and its not something I want anybody...
    shadowgem shadowgem 13-15, F 6 hrs ago

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    Well, where to start? A few years ago, when I was 12-13, me and this girl, who is my third cousin, became really close friends and she is now my best friend and Im now 17 getting...
    BrokenBonds BrokenBonds 16-17, F 4 hrs ago

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    CALLING ALL PRAYER WARRIORS!!!!!!!!! Update on luckytexanlady: She is still in the hospital. They found another blood clot in her leg (still one in her lung too). They are...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 4 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I'm ticklish and it can be a big turn on. It tickles when someone whisper on my ear, when someone run their fingers on my nape, to my lower back. It tickles when someone touched my...
    FoxxySilverCrow FoxxySilverCrow 26-30, F 5 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    The Signs! Aries - Activity, initiative, leadership, impulsiveness, courage, bravery, independence. Or, arrogance, intolerance, selfishness and dominating behavior. Taurus...
    cycloneange cycloneange 70+, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    The warmth caressed my skin My body filled with excitement and anticipation Our hands touched I wonder what it would feel like to be touched by your hands Sweet taste of love...
    Alitakate Alitakate 18-21, F 11 Responses Apr 4

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    Defense of Total Depravity and Its Effects on the Human Will ~ Total Depravity means that sin has touched all of what a person is. In the unbeliever this means that his...
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    Defense of Total Depravity and Its Effects on the Human Will ~ Total Depravity means that sin has touched all of what a person is. In the unbeliever this means that his...
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    Defense of Total Depravity and Its Effects on the Human Will ~ Total Depravity means that sin has touched all of what a person is. In the unbeliever this means that his...
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    Defense of Total Depravity and Its Effects on the Human Will ~ Total Depravity means that sin has touched all of what a person is. In the unbeliever this means that his...
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    Defense of Total Depravity and Its Effects on the Human Will ~ Total Depravity means that sin has touched all of what a person is. In the unbeliever this means that his...
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    Defense of Total Depravity and Its Effects on the Human Will ~ Total Depravity means that sin has touched all of what a person is. In the unbeliever this means that his...
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    Defense of Total Depravity and Its Effects on the Human Will ~ Total Depravity means that sin has touched all of what a person is. In the unbeliever this means that his...
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    Very beautiful love story there was a young man and a girl got to know Bedeihma of the net began their friendship and the friendship turned to admiration ... then admiring...
    EvilBoys EvilBoys 16-17, M Mar 20

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    umm... chocolate is my love....treates my tongue with tenderness n subtlty....taste buds get soothing happiness.
    Shellfishgiant Shellfishgiant 26-30 1 Response Mar 20

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    Restoration"Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come."2 Corinthians 5:17Look at the life of Jesus. Notice what he...
    WilliamC WilliamC 61-65, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    "keira knightley" her voice like a velvet wine her subtle essence a garden of breathtaking beauty and the tenderness of a lovely soul like a vivid summer nights dream which fills...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 1 Response Mar 21

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    SPRING RETURN Spring return I'm back to breathe Its clean aromas They make my Virgin soul Sweet scent wrapped There is a lightness in my feet I have worn their colors...
    sayedhadhood20 sayedhadhood20 51-55, M Mar 22

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    As many other women I´ve been thinking about my wedding night since my adolescense because it is a very special night for a woman...now, I´m extremely romantic and affectionate...
    SweetNancy SweetNancy 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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