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I Love Holding Hands

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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, 2014

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    I haven't done it in years

    and really miss holding hands with a guy. I'm a hopeless romantic and miss the romantic connection and touch.
    CaliTexan37 CaliTexan37 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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    Nothing like holding the hand of your partner

    while walking on a snow covered sidewalk. Its knowing they are holding you up and protecting you. Its the little things.
    WastedShadedDaylight WastedShadedDaylight 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 9, 2015

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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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    Cutest shiit ever, especially in public to show

    you are not afraid of showing everyone that you love each other <3
    dropdeadwilma dropdeadwilma 18-21, F Aug 29, 2014

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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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    Simple pleasure. But there's few things

    so innocently endearing and reassuring. And I've not a stunted with a male bravado great enough to refuse to be seen doing it in public or in front of friends. Grow up!
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 2, 2015

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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 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 9, 2014

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    I've only held hands once

    and I was in the sixth grade and it was valentines day. His hands were cold and bony and it was during a movie at school. Not the best experience but I still liked it. ^ ^
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 10, 2015

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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, 2014

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 22, 2015

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    Awww yeahh. holding handss is my sh**.

    Im a hand wh***. Im always trying to hold 1 of my friends hands boy or girl. nobodys safe lol. i just have a weird fascination with hands. i mean im not trying to be gay or anythingg lmao or am I? lol nahh its totally innocent. I only do this too close friends. And i hate when...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 23, 2015

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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, 2014

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    Yesterday was amazing 💕

    so innocent and so cute
    thenameszed thenameszed 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 18, 2015

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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 5 Responses Jun 18, 2014

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    I love holding my boyfriends hand.

    I hold his hand everywhere even in public
    lukegayreed lukegayreed 22-25, M May 24, 2015

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    CookmySock CookmySock 18-21, M Aug 24, 2015

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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 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 29, 2014

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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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    Touch is a precious gift.

    It is unfortunate we do not use it more. Holding hands conveys intimacy and closeness.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 11, 2015

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    There's just something about

    that sweet simple gesture that makes me feel so cherished..
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 5, 2014

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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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    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 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 9, 2014

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    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 56-60, F Sep 15, 2014

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    deleted deleted 26-30 May 12, 2015

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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, 2014

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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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    Two hands finding each other,

    tender soft caresses,....fingertip nerve endings transmitting delicious feelings,  sending thatmessage of desire...
    Inexperienced3 Inexperienced3 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 7, 2015

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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 18-21, F Nov 25, 2013

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    I love when we hold hands.

    We will constantly look at each other and smile. He will smile at me while I look at him for a second. Then I will look away and blush. But I still look at him anyways. I just can't help it.
    ejoallen ejoallen 13-15, F Jan 21

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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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    XodolsWasHere XodolsWasHere 16-17, M Dec 9, 2014

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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 51-55, F 39 Responses Feb 26, 2013

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    I have almost forgotten the feeling of holding

    hands, that physical touch of another. Simple pleasure of a loved one who shares in your embrace. It reminds me of a shared passion for one another, as if in the very depths of your soul as you stretch your open hand out in a request of the hand of another. The reciprocation of...
    SeekingMyUnkown SeekingMyUnkown 26-30, M Dec 3, 2015

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    Your hand fits in mine.

    Like it's made just for me!!!
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses May 3, 2015

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    especially when it's just me

    and my gf in a couch. I'm usually the one who snuggles up next to her and holds her. I love it when we hold hands and I just play with her fingers with my hand. idk.. I just love it haha :3
    Redmoon383 Redmoon383 18-21, M Mar 23, 2015

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    Last night I had a dream about you.

    We went for a walk. I grabbed your hand as I always do but you pulled away because you wanted to go in a completely different direction. I tried to follow but you said you would meet up with me later. As I walked alone and looked at my empty cold hand I thought about how you...
    RememberTomorrow RememberTomorrow 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 18, 2015

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    "His hand glides down my arm,

    folds over my hand. His fingers lace with mine, palms kissing. I can feel the fast thud of his heart through this single touch." - Sophie Jordan
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F Jun 10, 2015

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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 16-17, F Aug 29, 2014

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    I enjoy this simple honest action.

    There is nothing more beautiful then holding hands or seeing couple hold hands. Its just me and I desire in next relationship
    Michelle41011 Michelle41011 41-45, T 1 Response Aug 22, 2015

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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 46-50, M 4 Responses Nov 12, 2011

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