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I Am Touched By Tenderness

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    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 Apr 14

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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 1 Response 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 2 Responses 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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    There is nothing more I want right now than a massive hug, and sadly I don't think I'll get that any time soon.
    caroarevalo caroarevalo 22-25, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    *poke* *poke* *poke poke* *poke*
    Wishingtobegone Wishingtobegone 13-15, F 5 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 Apr 13

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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 6 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 5 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 5 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 5 days ago

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    Adore them so much. I want that 😻
    lexix0 lexix0 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I'm not a touchscreen, get your hands away from me. Most of the time i'm just not on the mood.
    juliegreen2 juliegreen2 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I will only let a handful of people touch me. Skin on skin contact makes me so uncomfortable. But how do I show affection? How can I send those cues, how can I say "I like you...
    oddbluebird oddbluebird 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Touch me, you're on the list. Touch me twice, I'll be thinking of ways to get you in a hospital. Touch me three times, something inside you will be broken. Possibly with a metal...
    Audrina14 Audrina14 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    In here garage, she kept pulling the front of my swimsuit bottoms and peeking. I pulled away a lot but she eventualy started touching me
    vdecaen vdecaen 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Without Restrictions Don’t limit yourself. Touch me in ways that make me insane. Dare to awaken every single sense. If you’re going to love me, don’t do it halfway. Have no...
    esmeraldream esmeraldream 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Weird as it sounds but true. Just leave it alone and you don't get hurt
    23Crystal1991 23Crystal1991 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    It could be in the most innocent of ways or not I just need contact with another human being who won't judge me because of my scars.
    NemoNoMore NemoNoMore 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    It is done. So many years later, I did what I told you I would NEVER do. I marked my body. I did it for you. It is so beautiful, as were you. On the shoulder we first touched, a...
    FindingMySong FindingMySong 46-50, M 31 mins ago

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    Sometimes I fantasize about being naked more than just in a nudist way. I wanna be naked everywhere I can for sexual reasons. To be stared at and touched and have random sexual...
    nicennaughtyja nicennaughtyja 18-21, F 1 Response 16 mins ago

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    The Signs! Aries - Activity, initiative, leadership, impulsiveness, courage, bravery, independence. Or, arrogance, intolerance, selfishness and dominating behavior. Taurus...
    affilli8 affilli8 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 12 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...
    PMEWhite PMEWhite 31-35, M Apr 12

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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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    Kellie Pickler - Didn't You Know How Much I Loved You Lyrics I remember the way you made love to me Like I was all you'd ever need Did you change your mind Well I didn't...
    sherrianna sherrianna 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Can I have some advice? Deeply apologize for the longevity m(__ __)m Well, i've liked this girl since I first laid eyes on her in 8th grade. It's been a few years since we...
    CreativelyBland CreativelyBland 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    My needs are simple: Your arms around me, when I need to feel secure. Your shoulder to cry on when I need your strength. Your loving words when I need reassurance...
    Kalena09 Kalena09 51-55, F 4 Responses Mar 25

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    I imagine the tenderness. Soft supple curves that I can touch, play with and taste (yum) ! Hearing a soft voice whisper and moan. I have never but really would want to be held by a...
    xMissTix xMissTix 26-30, F 7 Responses Mar 27

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