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I Am Touched By Tenderness

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I like my private space, my bubble. People around me all seem to like keeping close to each other, touching hands legs, arms, shoulders, whatever. I can't stand being touched. I...
    Liz1795 Liz1795 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    One never knows what's going to happen in the next moment of life. It's within that moment of not knowing that something supernatural takes place; just when you least expect it...
    Alark1 Alark1 56-60, F Jul 26

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    So many people take touch for granted. There are men and women out in the world right now holding hands, hugging, kissing, etc...and it's normal. I think that's what bothers me...
    Eechay Eechay 31-35, M Jul 21

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    under my chin. First time I can think of was when I was about 11 and a cousin came to visit. I saw her playing about with her make up with my sister and she got the idea to put...
    girlyboy27 girlyboy27 16-17 Jul 22

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    So I've done a lot of thinking... And my boyfriend isn't cutting it anymore I need a real man with a real **** Jess if you read this, I still love you
    KylieLaine KylieLaine 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 23

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    I've never had a guy touch me. I want so bad for it to happen. I feel like I'm trapped whnen I should be able to do things that I want.
    marcusru marcusru 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 24

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    Miss the feeling of someone close!
    Froggy420 Froggy420 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    Oblivion and Get Home by Bastille
    halcyondays2 halcyondays2 18-21, M Jul 27

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    It's been a secret for almost 5-6years now, Msg Me For Story , I never told ANYONE EVER Yet :/
    Kemyap Kemyap 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    I absolutely love random touches from women. That and hugs are the best. But careful though... I'm liable to get worked up if you linger too long...
    TooHorny86 TooHorny86 26-30, M Jul 28

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    Me and my idk "friend"? Known eachother for a while. I guess we talk awhile. Like we talk for like 4 weeks then not talk in a month or something... I let him touch me. Because it...
    amuskego amuskego 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    If a stranger or someone from school touches me or try's to I just wanna slap them. I don't know why but it makes me upset and really anxious if random people touch me. ;-;
    Tayway22 Tayway22 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 29

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    But only by the man i love and who loved me back !!
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    It freaks me out. DONT TOUCH ME
    GeorgiaAlicee GeorgiaAlicee 18-21, F a week ago

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    It's just that my skin is so sensitive and my body is so responsive...
    1MagicalMystery 1MagicalMystery 31-35, F 13 Responses a week ago

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    Now this doesn't necessarily mean sexually. Just the physical touch of another person is such a sensual thing. I love to lay on my stomach and have my back gently rubbed. Running...
    breeze90 breeze90 22-25, F 8 Responses a week ago

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    fondled and played with Moms huge jugs
    luvmomboobs luvmomboobs 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    Tho love me tho wan to touch me tho want to sex me tho like having sex tho wan to sex now
    hellotext hellotext 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Mmmm. I don't know what it is today, I feel electric and warm all over. I just want to press up against someone pleasant and spend the evening smothering each other. "Come on...
    LEMONkinks LEMONkinks 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Pure happiness Laying down together on bed, staring in each other's eyes, fingers gliding across our arms. Relaxation like impossible alone, warmth, love, innocence, perfection...
    Uncertain153 Uncertain153 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    When I talk to a cute guy in person, I want them to get touchy.
    HigherAltitude1111 HigherAltitude1111 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    I have a 14 year old daughter and being a mom to her is not what I imagined parenthood to be. She's a good girl in that she hasn't yet had a boyfriend, hasn't touched drugs or...
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    After almost a year of having him in my life, it is truly amazing how my feelings are changing. The beginning was so incredibly amazing. I could not believe that after being...
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    He Dreams What dream is this, revisiting again with heartache? Resurrecting feelings lingering although he is awake, He experiences that which never was, scenario in second take...
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    Found a translation of the song 'River South' by JJ Lin I just like the meaning of it, even though it's sad and depressing. Translation The wind thickens as it reaches here...
    GrumpyMe GrumpyMe 22-25, F Aug 10

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    Untouchable I have somehow become untouchable, and it’s like a slow death. In order to thrive, human beings need to be touched in a nurturing way. Studies have shown that...
    CherishMe2 CherishMe2 51-55, F 22 Responses Aug 10

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    I'd love to be in bed with a man right now, arms around each other....my head on his shoulder, his hand playing with my hair....taking time for a kiss or a squeeze every so often...
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    I’m a 33 year old Dominant male with both a hard and a soft touch, black eyes and blackish hair, nonchalant and calm. I have a variety of interests - Sports & Books, a glass of...
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    Literally,have a big strong rocking chair and have you sit on my lap and cuddle.Be nice if you were nude if not it still be nice.Sometimes it's just nice to kiss and caress a woman...
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