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I Love Holding Hands

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    It's the intimacy of it.

    Doesn't matter if your young or old. A sign to the world that the two of you are in your own world.
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 2 Responses May 12

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    Cutest shiit ever, especially in public to show

    you are not afraid of showing everyone that you love each other <3
    dropdeadwilma dropdeadwilma 16-17, F Aug 29

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    Is it common for women to hold hands

    for the feeling of it?
    ONEPIECE749 ONEPIECE749 18-21, M 5 Responses Aug 2

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    It brings a feeling of closeness

    and security, it's almost like the person is saying to you, "I've got you, you're safe and everything is going to be alright." But holding hands isn't quite as enjoyable when they are sweaty and clammy hands...
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F Aug 29

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    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F a week ago

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    I Love A Stroll In The Park

    I always love those romantic times with ur girl as ur walking through the park or next to a lake were ur just holding hands and talking. I would love to do that with my girl if I had one, but I'm still searching.
    Tallenthatsme Tallenthatsme 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 18, 2013

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    It's Just Sweet

    I love when a girl holds my hand, I think its so sweet. I love how it fits so perfectly in mine and how soft and warm it feels. It makes me feel close to her. I like when a friend holds my hand too. I think its such a kind gesture. If I'm upset it always makes me feel better...
    explainit2me explainit2me 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 27, 2010

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    Simply nothing that makes you feel

    so card for and protected than holding hands with someone you love.
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F 3 Responses Feb 6

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    Its The Little Things

    To feel her hand guiding into mine. Our fingers interlocked. At that moment, I feel warm and loved. I think its so intimate. A constant connection. Makes me feel wanted and that's a beautiful feeling. I love holding hands. I never like it to be routine though, it always needs to...
    BlueShamrock BlueShamrock 36-40, M Mar 15, 2012

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    There's just something about

    that sweet simple gesture that makes me feel so cherished..
    sweetpea6200 sweetpea6200 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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    A Tether To My Heart

    Holding hands is such a basic interaction but can act as an anchor for the other person. It gives comfort even when your partner's mind is otherwise engaged in something else. For me it says "I may have to look away at something but my heart is still tethered to you." The best...
    FlauntTheImperfections FlauntTheImperfections 41-45, M 6 Responses Nov 12, 2011

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    Oh So Cute

    I remember the first time I held hands with my boyfriend ^_^ Oh, how I love it so (: When we first got together we were sitting in music class and he started playing with my hands then we held hands and I was the happiest kid in the world. It still feels really nice holding hands...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 22, 2011

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    Sweet

    I think it's really sweet! One of the best parts of dating. And I think it's so cute seeing couples holding hands.
    taylor468 taylor468 16-17, F Nov 25, 2013

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    I wish i could fly and take the ones i love

    for a flight they will never forget
    SpiritualMe SpiritualMe 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 16

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    I love it I think it's

    so sweet ☺️
    lovenicolexo lovenicolexo 18-21, F 1 Response May 12

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    His hands are much bigger then mine

    and they are nice and warm. I never want to let go. I love him so much
    CassiMayxo CassiMayxo 16-17, F Dec 11, 2013

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    Its the greatest feeling ever

    when you do with someone you love!
    jellyrolls34 jellyrolls34 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I tried to hold hands with a cactus arm

    but it stabbed me so I set it on fire and it got angry and the Nature Spirit crashed my car into a fascist.
    TheDevour TheDevour 13-15, M Apr 12

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    I'm totally cool with the whole PDA thing.

    .. That's "Public Displays of Affection" not "Person Digital Assistant"... which is just your smartphone now anyway. :-)
    utahwriter utahwriter 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 9

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    It makes me feel happy

    and it feels comforting:)!
    WendyDarlin WendyDarlin 18-21, F 1 Response May 12

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    My god the best thing with the girl of my life

    she is out there somewhere the one I will hold hands with forever.
    almostperfectme almostperfectme 41-45, M Dec 12, 2013

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    I love the feeling when u

    and someone's hands u like touches yours it feels amazing especially for the first time I just love the feeling u get
    kdub13 kdub13 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    It Just Feels And Seems Nice

    Holding hands with a special someone feels and seems nice. You are physically connected. You know they are there even though you are having a conversation. If you are in public, so what? This isn't lewd or offensive. We care for each other and love to touch. (Sorry for...
    CrazyWaterSpring CrazyWaterSpring 51-55, M 2 Responses Jul 18, 2012

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    It Is Peaceful.

    I hold hands when I walk with some one special or when I talk with someone special.I feel calm...peaceful and wanted when I do so or when some one do that to me.Some times I crave for a hand in my hand!
    tenderheart35 tenderheart35 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 13, 2011

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    Hmmm

    There's something about the hand of a man. The warmth the size the roughness. The way the like to lead. And the way they hold tight like they're never gonna let go. Or the softness of The way they guide their thumb along my hand. Mm mm mm.
    countrycutie101 countrycutie101 22-25, F Nov 18, 2013

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    Just Let Me Do This

    It was a surreptitious maneuver I’ll admit, when I reached in to touch him. I wanted to savor the moment, that second when I first traversed that imaginary line that separates two people, their personal space. I touched his…finger.   He let me, in fact he immediately clasped...
    Quintesse Quintesse 46-50, F 40 Responses Feb 26, 2013

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    Simple Pleasures. Intimacy

    and physical affection have been in short supply in my world for the last few years and several recent health problems in the family have brought a lot of stress. To make matters worse, the mother of a good friend passed away unexpectedly last Saturday. My friend, who I've known...
    RealtaReoite RealtaReoite 51-55, M 2 Responses Jul 29

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    That Connection

    I think a simple gesture like holding hands can mean so much more than is implied. It says I'm here with you, I love you etc. I must admit I miss it
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 2, 2013

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    Holding Hands

    I have always loved holding hands... Just some thing about the somplicity that warms my heart... Especially when we are sitting and talking or just being silent at the or anywhere really... I like to hold a mans hand in both of mine and just rub his fingers gently and lightly...
    Saltyseahorse Saltyseahorse 26-30, F 9 Responses May 25, 2013

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    My husband and I have been together

    since I was 15. That's ten years. I still get butterfly's from that crazy dude, love him to the moon and back. Holding hands is my favorite. So old fashioned.
    liveyourlife8901 liveyourlife8901 22-25, F 3 Responses May 12

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    cjohnson1983 cjohnson1983 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    My hands get clammy fast though.

    If they're not constantly already...idk why. Haha.
    landhoee landhoee 18-21, M May 12

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    The first time my husband held my hand was

    when we where at the beach in Redondo Beach, California. It was the evening when I turned 18. I had met him in high school when I was 16 and he was 15. I had crush on him and to finally have him hold my hand was just amazing. To know at that moment that he liked me, my young...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Jun 18

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    In The Movies

    One of my favorite parts of dating is the first date. You have this idea about the person and they have this idea of you and they're probably skewed a bit (or a whole lot) in the positive direction so you feel so special for winning the chance to spend time with the person you...
    ccatcraft ccatcraft 18-21, F Nov 19, 2013

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    For all the intimacy of a relationship,

    I have to say I love holding hands. That second when your fingers entwine...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 29

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    I love holding my Bf's hand anytime jst to feel

    him nxt to me ... It makes me feel secured n committed ...its a vry sweet gesture of love too ...❤
    kslalwani kslalwani 22-25, F Jan 2

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    Innocently Intimate

    There is something innociently intimate about holding hands with someone you love, be it, child, parent, firends, or lovers.... it gives me a warm, gooey, tingly feeling inside that just feels soo right.... yeah, I love holding hands
    lostlittlefirefly lostlittlefirefly 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 9, 2012

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    Makes me feel loved and secure.

    When a man wants to hold my hand I feel special. But right now...nothing can make me feel better than my daughter grabbing my hand to hold it. Brings peace to the sadness & turmoil my heart is feeling...
    Beckarae Beckarae 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    I love holding hands.

    I think its cute when you hold hands with the one you love while going for a walk. Or when your scared, it can be very comforting. I just think its a sweet loving gesture. And as for my parents, when I was little I used to love holding their hands while crossing the street and...
    Smileeboo Smileeboo 16-17, F Dec 20, 2013

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    A Statement...

    It is a simple thing, really; to have one hand, holding the hand of the ne thy love, as they walk together.  Yet is so special, too. It is a public statement in these times, to be able to in a simple and eloquent way display to the whole world that they are in love with...
    headstrongheart headstrongheart 56-60, M 3 Responses May 22, 2010

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    Our Pinky Fingers Linked

    My father always held my hand or took my arm when we walked through public places. It was his way of protecting me and to make sure I was still there. He did it even when I grew up. He still does it now. Even with all the pretentiousness and bitterness in our relationship, more...
    AnushLava AnushLava 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 22, 2010

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    Something I've never had done to me.

    No one I could say truly cared for me enough to hang out with me and do this. I don't need expensive dinners, I don't need a huge array of flowers Nd honeyed words. I can live without the gifts, and even trips can be held away from me. Reach out and touch my hand, something my...
    isodole isodole 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 29

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    Related Experiences

    We walked holding hands hers shaking holding very tightly her steps getting slower and slower we stopped I looked at her told her she can let go now tears started out of her eyes...
    rustr8 rustr8 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 8

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    I really miss the small acts if being in a relationship...holding hands, quick kisses, cuddling....I miss feeling like I belong to someone...showing the world that I am special to...
    jgala90 jgala90 22-25, F Aug 31

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    It gives me the good kind of butterflies just thinking about holding the right persons hands. Imagining that you and someone you really care about has your hands grasping one...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 14

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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.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 9 Responses Aug 27

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    I never really had this feeling till my friend and i did it. Too bad we are only friends. We were watching a scary movie one day at her house and when she was scared but wanted to...
    theysayitsjustme theysayitsjustme 16-17, F Sep 5

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    Any women love men's hands? These are mine lol
    COD101 COD101 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 13

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    Unless it's a seriously hot day then it's just nasty
    romanalanski romanalanski 18-21, F Sep 2

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    Seeing a old couple doing something as small as holding hands is so significant to me. It's a little spark of hope that relationships that last till your grown and old do exist...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Certainly starting to feel that way! I don't know. I thought a while back maybe I was just creating excuses not to find someone. I hated going out as I'm not much of a drinker or...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 3 Responses Sep 14

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    I love seeing couples who have lasted trough ages. Sadly it has become quite rare to live alongside the same person for entire lifetime. But the sight of oldies holding hands is...
    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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