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I Like Holding Hands

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    I've held his hands twice

    and only on the first date, the dance... I haven't told anyone. but I liked it and I wish we held hands on the second date but his mom was in the room. idk why he didn't ask and I know I was too scared to.
    pinkhappysparkle pinkhappysparkle 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Especially when he does

    that strokey thumb thing like how can my heart not melt? I love when they reach for my hand while we're sleeping. It's the little things like that that remind me how lucky I am.
    Sxculent Sxculent 18-21, F Feb 7

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    Her Hands Were Always So Soft...

    Her hands were always so soft. Ally and I were never a "couple" and never dated officially, but we spent a lot of time together for about a month exploring that possibility. If you've read my previous stories about her ( EP Link , EP Link ) then you know she came up to me...
    SaraBee1995 SaraBee1995 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 6, 2013

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    So after 'my first time' moved.

    I met Some fine young men. Have you met fine young men or women lately ?
    zoelevie zoelevie 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    Evening Stroll

    A month ago my daughter and I were on a cruise ship. One evening, my daughter (13-yr old 5' 4" tall) and I were walking hand in hand taking a leisurely stroll enjoying the scenery on one of the upper decks. We were both hugging each other and leaned over to give one another a...
    Mahal1023 Mahal1023 46-50, F 19 Responses Dec 3, 2012

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    My first girlfriend and I always held hands

    last summer. Whenever the officers weren't looking during transport and transit we'd hold hands and talk to one another. It was a nice feeling having someone next to you who likes you enough to do that
    Desvedia Desvedia 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    Safety......I always feel safe

    when I'm holding my Samantha's hand.... ....and loved.....and cherished....and respected. She's got such lovely hands; soft and smooth, and - this might sound silly - but I like the way our hands look together.... :-) Karen x
    KarenDurose KarenDurose 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 22, 2014

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    It's hard to explain,

    but I like the bonding feeling
    Ebolaa Ebolaa 16-17, M 3 Responses Dec 10, 2014

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    unless you have sweaty hands.

    i kennot du fo u.
    basedgodschild basedgodschild 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 23, 2014

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    One time I was out with a friend

    and he said out of nowhere "can we finger cuddle?" And he just started holding my hand. That's my favorite phrase now :) ;* it's soooo cute :D
    churchdadatnight churchdadatnight 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 20

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    Take My Hand

    Sitting here watching the wind no rush for us, just take my hand While we walk to the lake, the park or down the road, just take my hand Hurriedly moving late for the day, not much to say turn and take my hand No matter where we are, we could be in the car, just take my hand...
    soulrunher soulrunher 41-45, F 9 Responses Mar 23, 2013

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    I love holding hands with my girlfriend (: last

    night was the first night I realized when I lay in her arms we eventually hold hands until one of us falls asleep or until SHE lets go of course lol ; it's an amazing feeling (: ❤️❤️
    XXXXIXCIV XXXXIXCIV 18-21, F Dec 22, 2013

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    Just walking with my boyfriend through the park

    or at the ebahc. jsut holding hands and leaning my head on his shoulder and enjoy those moments.
    Julia1600 Julia1600 16-17, F 1 Response May 15

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    I was the hand holder at the blood drive :) It

    wasn't weird at all! But one of my guy friends recently told me that he's been crushing on me for a while so when he asked for my hand, I was hesitant. I mean it was my job to be supportive so I did and it wasn't bad at all. I just hope he doesn't take it the wrong way.
    indecisivewitch indecisivewitch 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    My husband & I have always held hands

    wherever we go. "We go together"
    NOWHealing NOWHealing 61-65, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    I've always loved seeing those couple

    that would hold hands and swing their arms as they walked together. I've always wanted to be one of those really cute couples.
    TrafalgarLaw TrafalgarLaw 16-17, F 3 Responses May 19

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    SvveetKiester SvveetKiester 41-45, F 1 Response May 3

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    During 8th grade, I had a crush on a boy

    who had the sweetest soul and in 9th grade we started dating. He was my first boyfriend, he made me nervous, I would stutter every single time I tried to start a conversation. Our 3 month long relationship consisted of shy stares, warm hugs, and intense mutual feelings. And...
    Halfapersonn Halfapersonn 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 16, 2014

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    More than ever before,

    I miss holding hands...It's such a special, wonderful feeling ...*sigh* The last time that happened, we went on a long walk together and we held hands. It was a while ago... but I can still feel how it felt and see the image we formed... heart-knowing memory stored.
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    Public display of affection is rarely seen in

    India.I cherish the rare moments I could walk holding the hand of my husband.
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 46-50, F 8 Responses Aug 27, 2014

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    What more can one do

    when out and about. I absolutely cherish holding hands the feeling of togetherness is second to none.
    Averageguy41074 Averageguy41074 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    I Am New Here

    So new to this but here is goes.. I love holding hand but miss it even more. Feeling someone's heart beat in my hand is one awesome feeling!
    clprincess76 clprincess76 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 26, 2013

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    I love it. It always makes me feel

    so good and comfortable but I doubt it'll ever happen unless I just let someone use me again
    gamerdog210 gamerdog210 22-25, M Feb 11

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    I like the feeling when i hold my man's hand

    and to play with it... I always like holding hands.I feel so warm and better. and more of all that could be only felt, couldn't be explained.
    prgya prgya 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2014

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    Kissing My Soul

    When I touched your hand it was like my first time making Love; I made Love to your soul when I reached out to you and you graciously received it; When you responded with the same Love and intensity whilst your eyes begged seeking answers in my soul; Like Light shining through...
    indigowitch indigowitch 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 28, 2012

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    Younger women dating older men mainly

    because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These younger women are looking for their age gap love romance.For older men, Younger women older men relationships will surely make an older man...
    keliscc11 keliscc11 26-30, F Dec 30, 2014

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    MADSOUNDS MADSOUNDS 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    Ashley2K14 Ashley2K14 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 23, 2014

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    I Love To Hold Hands

    man when i am with a girl i love to hold their hands i love it it makes me feel all warm and happy inside i don't why olding hands has such an effect on people but it does i love to squeeze the hand let the one know that i care and will never let them down or show i am a lil...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 15, 2009

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    A BOLD STATEMENT FOR TWO WOMEN IN THE SOUTH.

    It's late afternoon and Katie and I are walking in a city park, hand in hand. Two women holding hands in public may not seem like a big deal in places like New York, Philadelphia, or San Francisco, but where we are holding hands is in Knoxville, TN. We're Southern Gals in a...
    EmmaSylvester EmmaSylvester 22-25, F Sep 30, 2014

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    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 5 Responses Nov 17, 2014

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    Holding Hands Evokes Nostalgia In Me For More Innocent Times

    my favourite experience holding someone's hand was at the age of twelve, on a hill with an amazing view, with a boy i rather liked. he climbed down a bank and i followed and slipped. he put out his hand to help me up, and i took it. and then we didn't let go, and went for a...
    tearaway tearaway 22-25, F 27 Responses Jul 25, 2008

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    And I understand. I understand

    why people hold hands: I’d always thought it was about possessiveness, saying ‘This is mine’. But it’s about maintaining contact. It is about speaking without words. It is about I want you with me and don’t go.
    CaliforniaPsycho CaliforniaPsycho 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 8, 2014

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    It may seem old but one of the most comforting

    things for me is holding hands. I like how you feel directly connected to me, how you're gonna care for me with all that freely given love. It makes me feel loved and critically alive.
    Joanne0chan Joanne0chan 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 13, 2014

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    Perhaps the Purest Form of Love...

    The gesture of holding hands has meant different things to me throughout my life.  As a child, it meant I would be safe from errant cars while crossing the street or wouldn't get lost in a crowd.  In middle school, it was an innocent act of love from someone you were...
    edgargeorge edgargeorge 41-45, F 12 Responses Jul 11, 2009

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    agent268 agent268 16-17, M 1 Response May 19

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    The most innocent and basic connection of

    intimacy between two people. I like the feeling of having my hands around the girl I am proud to be with and a feeling of security, holding her small hands in my strong big hands. Sometimes if it is just right, holding hands, you can feel your hearts pump with excitement and...
    Kman4You Kman4You 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    When my husband holds my hand,

    I always feel safe, important and loved. It doesn't matter if we are sitting on the couch watching tv, driving, walking around in public or even while we are going to sleep. I remember when we were first dating he fell asleep during a movie holding my hand. I couldn't help but...
    Casaundra612 Casaundra612 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 7

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    Angelkins Angelkins 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 10

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    Holding hands with a guy is like telling the

    world he is mine and I am his, for that moment anyway.
    Cherilyn16 Cherilyn16 18-21, F 8 Responses Mar 20

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    It's such a simple thing

    but I honestly adore it. It's reassuring when the one you're with holds your hand tight, making sure to never let go. Always there n.n
    TheCutestDragon TheCutestDragon 18-21, F 5 Responses May 19

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    It's just so sweet! It makes me feel closer to

    people, but then again so do hugs :) I'm just a mushy person I guess. Haha.
    2grunge4u 2grunge4u 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 8, 2014

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    such a small gesture

    but so much connection. to hold hands with the right person feeling their thumb carressing the back of your hand is perfect. Getting caught taking little peeks at each other. so much in that small gesture. I miss it.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 7

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    Just with her, and even hold hands

    when we sleep. I love physical and emotional contacts with my spouse.
    Violet302 Violet302 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    its so romantic to hold hands

    and walk on streets
    berealistic811 berealistic811 26-30, M Dec 10, 2014

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    Lilneko Lilneko 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 26, 2014

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