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I Don't Mind Public Displays Of Affection

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    Love Seeing PDA'S

    I am a worldly woman at age 44, an interracial wife, and mom of 11. I love to see many forms of PDA on the street, in restaurants, cinemas, and at church. When my black husband and I, a white female, are standing in line for movie tickets or checking out at the grocery store, he...
    happynpregnant happynpregnant 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 29, 2013

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    I have a very simple view on this sort of thing!

    If you love your partner! why care what other people think! If you wanna kiss your spouse, it doesn't matter where you are just go ahead and bloody kiss them!! :D
    SnackaPack SnackaPack 22-25, M Apr 26, 2014

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    And neither does my girlfriend,

    thank goodness... This, however, does not make me an exhibitionist. :-)
    utahwriter utahwriter 41-45, M 1 Response May 2, 2014

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    ladybug1234 ladybug1234 51-55, F 2 Responses Aug 29, 2014

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    I mean holding hands,

    hugging, kissing in a caring way...more intimate things are meant for privacy in my belief, but I´m always ready to show my affection for the people I like... get your cheeks and nose ready for a kiss to land there at any moment if you are with me...lol...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 5, 2014

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    I'm conflicted here. Like,

    you'll never hear me sneer at an old couple kissing in public, saying "ugh. PDA. Get a room." But if it's a teen couple and you can tell by the way they're going at it that they don't really love each other and that they're just horny and can't keep it in their pants until they...
    CrunchyNoodle CrunchyNoodle 16-17, M Sep 2, 2014

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    I think there is nothing wrong.

    I mean its not like you're really going out of your way to **** people off. If people get annoyed over couples kissing/hugging/cuddling in public it says a lot more about their own lives than it does about the couple they are annoyed at. I mean seriously, how sad do you have to...
    Gemma1990 Gemma1990 22-25, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I love public displays of affection.

    It's nice to see that there is love in this world. I used to love being out with my gf back in the day and being so excited when she'd hold my hand or kiss me in public. All that seems to disappear once you get married...or at least it did for me.
    jbeamer123789 jbeamer123789 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 21, 2014

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    KamasutraGirl KamasutraGirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 10, 2014

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    Pda

    There is nothing wrong with a PDA as long as couples aren't tearing each others clothing off or anything. I think public displays of affection are cute, it shows that you really love your partner and are comfortable & proud enough to let it be shown to the world<3 
    KawaiiDoll KawaiiDoll 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 2, 2011

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    I'm Guilty...

    I'm guilty of PDA. I've kissed in public. She has touched me. We don't go crazy like making noise or dry humping. It is quick. So quick that a passer by may not even notice. PDA? If it is done with discretion, I don't care. It can be a het couple, a gay or a lesbian...
    CrazyWaterSpring CrazyWaterSpring 51-55, M 2 Responses Feb 19, 2012

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    I love seeing PDA's with couple s are hugging

    and kissing for an extended period of times. I do not mind two females exchanging PDA's in public. If they are in love then go for it. I would never be rude to couples exchanging hugs and kisses.
    maturewifeandmom maturewifeandmom 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 27, 2014

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    Of Course I Really Can't Be Against...

    It doesn't bother me at all when I see a couple displaying affection for one another. And I would be a hypocrite if I did, because I show my affection publicly to my girlfriend daily. There's really nothing wrong with it, and if you don't want to see it then just look someplace...
    SethSigni SethSigni 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 13, 2011

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    I don't mind it....in fact with the kissing,

    holding hands, hugging....I think we don't see enough of that in life. We get too busy with other things. We don't see enough showing of the 'I love yous' But with everything else in life I think you can go too far. Of course that last thing I wanna see is some girl climbing...
    shakenama shakenama 41-45, M Feb 25

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    I admire it as long as it isn't sexual

    if you know what I mean. I also love seeing mother and daughter affection too.
    Titan222 Titan222 18-21, M Nov 21, 2014

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    I really don't most days.

    I think seeing couples holding hands is sweet and makes me smile when I notice it. I like it when I catch one of those I will miss you so much goodbye hugs or even better the I missed you so much hugs where it is clear they care for each other a lot. I don't mind people kissing...
    DizzyGreenEyes DizzyGreenEyes 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 23, 2014

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    There is a huge difference in keeping it classy

    and being vulgar! I love holding the person I'm with by the hand or arm. Sneaking a kiss or having them hug me from behind. No need to invite the world to what should be considered sacred space. With that folks.. I plan to keep it classy!
    Jerseygirl72 Jerseygirl72 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 7, 2014

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    I have done so many sexual stuff in public

    but as soon as I'm in a mood, don't touch me or kiss me, just hold my hand I don't wanna be suffocated by your love unless I want it
    Jusjellybean Jusjellybean 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    Theoneforyou0829 Theoneforyou0829 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 18

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    I wouldn't mind them

    if I was able to have some sure single life is fun at times but I want someone to cuddle up with
    Excuseme1357 Excuseme1357 13-15, F Feb 7, 2014

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    If you love me, show me.

    Show the world how much you love me. :)
    Philli8807 Philli8807 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 3, 2014

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    Very Affectionate <3

    My boyfriend and I are always be affectionate in public. He sometimes wants to put his hands down my pants to cup my bum :p I just say no,pull them away then it ends up in like a cuddling thing instead. We play fight, tickle, kiss, cuddle and hold hands and sometimes the...
    kaithall kaithall 16-17, F Sep 30, 2013

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    A week back , saw a cpl making out in a public

    park ... It wasn't that much private ... I was so excited to see them naked n horny ... Is it any wrong or did I invade their privacy ?
    tamvan tamvan 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 22, 2014

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    I don't mind seeing people kiss in public.

    It doesn't matter their sexual orientation nor their age. I don't care if they are hot or not. Everyone is allowed to expressed their affection to the person they love. Perhaps there is such thing as getting carried away, but I don't mind catching people making out. I mind my...
    pangoftenderness pangoftenderness 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 4, 2014

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    I love to kiss the girl I am in love with in

    public.If someone gets surprised...maybe they learn something new about love and care. She's so cute,how could I hold myself back. For her I bring the moon and the stars if I could. She seems my all...yet I gotta forget that idea.
    4biandu 4biandu 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 13, 2014

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    its good,infact i fantasise about having sx in

    public,its a spontaneous emotion
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 24, 2014

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    I honestly think it's sweet bc the fact

    that you aren't afraid to show off who you love and care about is just proof that they really do love you
    cocopuffff cocopuffff 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 30, 2014

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    I'm turned on whenever I hear a man speak in a

    British accent that is, or closely sounds like, the "Received Pronunciation" (Queen's English) accent.
    smcmahan smcmahan 41-45, F Mar 11, 2014

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    i think there is nothing wrong in it,

    you like someone and get intimate ,so at that moment why should you run for cover. its not a crime
    tiarababy tiarababy 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 29, 2014

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    No I don't mind...I AM public affection.

    ..anywhere,anytime! If you are anyone I have feelings for watch out affection is coming your Way!
    ADF55 ADF55 56-60 Jun 30, 2014

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    So Kiss Me...

    It so depends on the culture you're living in. In the more traditional countries of Asia, you hardly EVER see a couple locking lips in public. In some, you could get arrested! I'm glad I'm in neither. PDAs (and yes, even the tech kind) are quite common here now than ever...
    juicyme juicyme 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 28, 2010

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    As long as I am the one involved,

    I don't mind PDA at all!! Hell, I hardly notice that inappropriate things may be happening.....
    lostit77 lostit77 46-50, F 4 Responses Nov 19, 2014

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    Kisses Are Beautiful To See, To Receive.

    To see someone kissing another in public is endearing. To feel those kisses is stimulating. To welcome someone with a kiss is a civilised thing of good worth.
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 22-25, F Nov 14, 2013

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    our world today is filled with violence,

    war and isolationism. I would much rather see people being affectionate in public as opposed to hurting each other. PDA should be mandatory.
    Mysterious12015 Mysterious12015 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 11

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    Making out and groping each other at the movies

    was certainly a display! We almost got kicked out.
    cklein245 cklein245 26-30, F Apr 7, 2014

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    livy74 livy74 18-21, F 3 Responses May 10

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    Why Would I?

    I love PDA's, it's a way to let the world know that she is mine and I love her. Look but don't touch for I guard what is mine. It's also a way to let her know that I am proud to be seen and let everyone know we are together, lovingly, happily, and completely. As I've read some of...
    308shooter 308shooter 56-60, M May 8, 2012

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    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Oct 16, 2014

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    My last partner never

    even wanted to hold hands in public. I feel like she was ashamed, not of me, but of being gay. I would try to hug her at school in the hallway and she would stand there awkwardly, frozen in place. Her mom didn't accept her for who she was and I think she thought other people...
    Annaelaine Annaelaine 16-17, F Jun 11, 2014

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    I don't mind PDAs. I'm secure enough in myself

    that seeing same sex couples holding hands or kissing doesn't bother me. Why bother a couple who happen to be in love? It seems like every week another state or country allows same sex marriage.
    CrazyWaterSpring CrazyWaterSpring 51-55, M Oct 15, 2014

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    I think people should not be afraid to express

    their emotions with each other in public places I think that it is very lovely thing to do 💑
    alexann4ever alexann4ever 13-15, F 6 Responses Jul 15, 2014

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    The way people show each other how much they

    love each other by a simple peck on the lips or holding hands is overwhelming. The love the couple shares is perfect and public displaying affection isn't wrong as long it isn't kinky or inappropriate for young children- don't want to ruin their innocent minds. PDA is a way for...
    KINGSmark KINGSmark 16-17, F May 2, 2014

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    I feel like I am a very affectionate person

    and so I love public displays of affection
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Sep 12, 2014

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