I Don't Have a "Touchy-feely" Family

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    Not Even A Little

    I'm close with my parents and siblings but not demonstrative, we're not huggers and I can't even imagine kissing any of them on the cheek...I've seen it done in other families but the idea is repellent to me. Affection amongst us is shown in other ways. There may...
    Powderblue Powderblue
    36-40, F
    Dec 2, 2009

    Not Sure Why

    We don't hug much and never kiss hello or goodbye.  I got married to a family that was just way to into it.  I like my personal space and no glad that marriage is over.  What's wrong with waving goodbye?
    loopnscc loopnscc
    46-50, M
    1 Response Oct 21, 2009

    Not Us

    My family was never the sit down and discuss our feelings and bond. Lol we'd be real about the situation. If something was wrong, we'd speak on it. Don't get me wrong we loved each other-but we were still very disfunctional. lol and i'd give the world to go back to the WORST day...
    lostprophet lostprophet
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 5, 2009
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