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I Love Receiving Affection

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    Affection

    Affection,There's nothin' better,I love it,Receiving,Or giving,It's the way,For me.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Nov 11, 2011

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    SilverSearching SilverSearching 26-30, M Feb 5

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    Wishing

    Wishing and hoping for Affection. I love to talk about sex but sex isn't the only thing on my mind. I just want Affection. I love attention and the feeling of being special to that certain someone.
    Angel3425 Angel3425 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 25, 2013

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    Some Days It's All I Really Want

    Just someone to gently come up behind me and hold me.  To make me feel better about myself, and my life.   Someone that will hold my hand and want nothing in return but for me to hold theirs as well.   I want someone who will lay next to me just because...
    BlasphemousAngel BlasphemousAngel 31-35, M 9 Responses Jun 22, 2009

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    In Love With Love

    I think I am in love with the concept of love. Every time there is someone in my life who is kind to me and gives me attention I just fall for them. Well I don't do that anymore becausebeing like that didn't help anyone out. But I use to just fall for anyone who showed some...
    rainbow1691 rainbow1691 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2011

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    I Love Affection

    There is nothing better than recieving a warm hug after a bad day, or a soft kiss from someone who cares about you.  These kind of expressions say more than a million words, filling the heart with strenght and happiness. 
    BellaFairy BellaFairy 22-25, F 4 Responses May 29, 2009

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    Maybe its the lack of it

    that has made me love it so much when it does happen but i just love receiving affection. Maybe too much, i dunno.
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Jun 15

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    That Old Feel

    I wouldn't say I miss my ex. He turned out to be someone I thought he wasn't. He lied and hurt me terribly. I do miss one thing.. His affection. I miss getting my hair swept behind my ear, that look he gave me when he looked into my eyes, his hands on the small of my back pulling...
    MeMe0326 MeMe0326 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 29, 2013

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    It Makes Me Feel Like A Human

    Um.... I think most people get the majority of their physical contact --especially in early years-- from their home, and their families. My relatives have never been the physical type. No one touches, or hugs, or embraces, or anything of the sort beyond a brief handshake or...
    Infinite9 Infinite9 70+, F Feb 23, 2012

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    I love giving as much

    as I do receiving! Affection is not a part of my life as it once was and I am not as happy a person because of it. I am hopeful that some day affection will be part of my life again.
    ADF37 ADF37 56-60 Jun 18

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    I Miss The Little Things

    I am recently single but have remained friends with my ex. We still hang out now and again but its not the same. As a friend I realize that things like holding her hand or touching the small of her back when standing beside each other would not be appropriate. My ex was the one...
    poorolddaddy poorolddaddy 46-50 1 Response Oct 10, 2010

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    Mwah! :X

    I love giving and receiving affection. I kiss my son all over his sweet little face and hearing him giggle happily makes my heart smile. I love hugs but kisses are my favorite! I love giving kisses to my boyfriend. Be it kisses on the forehead, cheek, neck, ears or lips. I love...
    MissSpookiness MissSpookiness 26-30, F Apr 6, 2012

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    And Giving It!!

    My cats are THE most affectionate little monsters in the world. I love them. They can tell when I'm sad and in need of some love so they give me extra fuss. Sometimes I think they look after me more than I look after them. They are such angels, I couldn;t live without them. I...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 27, 2007

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    I want a man who is as passionate

    as me and doesn't mind sharing his affection
    SexySaggitarius SexySaggitarius 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    Missing

    I have been missing affection. I certainly miss passion, but I think I miss the loving gaze, the gentle touch, the random act of care. There was a time.... long past when it was there. When if felt nice to have feel arms around me and a nice kiss on the neck or a head gently...
    tonythom tonythom 46-50, M May 6, 2013

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    Adore It All

    Kisses, tenderness, closeness, PDA's especially.
    GENE2013 GENE2013 46-50 Aug 25, 2013

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    Well, Sometimes

    My friends and family think that I despise affection. I can't blame them - I shrink away from hugs, I scoot away when I have to be too close, and I don't say things like "I love you." But, contrary to popular belief, I love affection. I just happen to be picky about...
    Starcrossed Starcrossed 18-21, F Feb 17, 2008

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    Cuddles And Kisses

    There is nothing better than the warm breathe from your partners lips on your neck as they swoop down into you. Many would expect a kiss to follow, the neck being such an erotic area, but what many want is for the chin to rest just past the nape, arms to wrap around, and bodies...
    CosmicLucidity CosmicLucidity 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 7, 2010

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    Hugs And Kisses

    I love to give affection that's just because I am a passionate lover, very spontaneous. I am in a long term relationship and I love him even though he is not as affectionate, I do wish he would be more spontaneous when we are together, like slow kisses and cuddles not kisses that...
    naturally1988 naturally1988 22-25, F Aug 7, 2011

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    Can't Get Enough!

    I for one cannot get enough affection (or give it, either).  My boyfriend and I are constantly cuddling, kissing, holding hands, tickling each other, etc., and I absolutely love it.  Nothing says "I adore you" quite like a tender kiss on the forehead or a...
    alicia87 alicia87 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 28, 2009

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    Totally :d

    the other day I was the happiest just because he kissed my forehead while he was pumping gas. those little things just get me. that's the way I can tell a man is invested. he does the little things without even thinking :) life is good
    imstuckinhere imstuckinhere 18-21 Mar 6, 2010

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    But ONLY If It's Genuine.

    Don't waste My time with mind games. You'll ultimately only **** Me off. I want the real thing.
    aktor1970 aktor1970 41-45, M Jun 26, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    Connecting with others through this site is interesting. It is compelling and different. It is entrancing, but increasingly awkward.
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am so loving and affectionate to everyone and everything. If it was appropriate to kiss grown people on the cheeks and hug them all the time I probably would. I love getting...
    khirh khirh 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    I love attention from the man I love. I have asked him to show me love and affection when we are not together. Yet, he chooses to put his friends before me. Plenty of times, I've...
    candyangel204 candyangel204 22-25, F Oct 28

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    I've tried so hard for you and you don't even seem to care about me at all :'( I put so many months of absolute pain in front of me just to prove how much I love you :'( I've...
    SgtRecker97 SgtRecker97 16-17, M 4 Responses Nov 18

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    I found a new girl who actually cares about me and appreciates me and my feelings and I couldn't be anymore thankful for her being in my life. It's something that I wanted all my...
    SgtRecker97 SgtRecker97 16-17, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    A good morning caress, a kiss, maybe more and then off to work. Notes, emails, messages throughout the day shower me with his love and affection. When he returns home I'm always...
    desirabledreams desirabledreams 46-50, F 7 Responses Oct 31

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    I never thought I'd make such amazing friends on a social media site. I'm so thankful for y'all. You've been there for me when I really needed you. I hope you know I'm here for...
    ABitOfConversation ABitOfConversation 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 15

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    Love affection and I have to remind my wife to be affectionate at times she said because she was raised with no affection and funny thing she loves being babied and spoiled.
    ChelleT50 ChelleT50 46-50, M 2 Responses Oct 31

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    He's very affectionate with the dog. Always thinking of her before me and is always making an effort to make sure she gets attention. If I say anything about wanting more affection...
    lonelyNtired1986 lonelyNtired1986 26-30 6 days ago

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    There are people I care deeply for, like my parents, my brothers, my friend Aude. I think life is about caring for each other in all the ways we can. I think being affectionate...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    I really wish he showed me more affection and not even just physically. Words can be affectionate too; but I guess I'm not worth that.
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    Today, I think I'll share with you the story of how we said I love you. My boyfriend and I were driving around with his friend headed to someplace I don't remember. We had been...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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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...
    DizzyGreenEyes DizzyGreenEyes 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I was going through some old emails, deleting stuff and came across a folder I had specifically for exchanges between myself and the ex. I opened it and was actually quite...
    AthenaJones AthenaJones 36-40, F 8 Responses Nov 16

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    There's desires we all want in our lives. My desire is a need. My heart is ready to love. But I want to feel the love back. I have desire to show affectionate, yet get smothered...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 18

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    I've been with my now husband since I was 17 in high school. We just married this year and I am 28. We've been married going on 8 months soon. I love him so, so much. I've told him...
    CGM14 CGM14 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 19

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    I have been seeing this great guy for over a year, I wasn't looking for a relationship. Boy oh boy did I fall for him. He walked in right past all the walls I put up and stole my...
    Invisigirl49 Invisigirl49 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Since as far back as I can remember, there has always been a cat in the house. One of my earliest memories involves my mum’s old cat, Kipper, the single, surviving kitten of...
    morea morea 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    “We cultivate love when we allow our most vulnerable and powerful selves to be deeply seen and known, and when we honor the spiritual connection that grows from that offering...
    WithGracefulness WithGracefulness 46-50, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Honestly I just want a hug, or for someone to kiss me or just cuddle me or something. I hate feeling so isolated and cold. That's what it feels like for me. When I don't get shown...
    brimc7 brimc7 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 16

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    I think animals are the purest most sincere creatures on earth. I like animals better than most people. They will also never lie to you or try to hurt you intentionally. I have a...
    chocolatecurlz chocolatecurlz 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 16

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    Call the florist because I love my flowers anytime of day, especially when am sad. The fresh bloom will cheer me up.Let's walk barefoot along the beach and pick some sea shells or...
    4AWhiteRose 4AWhiteRose 36-40, F 6 Responses Nov 17

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    I do consider myself to be very affectionate as I`ve had the last 4 years to build it all up and soon you will have it all ok so this message goes out to the one and only woman i...
    xxSTEVE7xx xxSTEVE7xx 31-35, M Nov 8

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    I love hugging and I think it's nice to be affectionate.
    Lollipopcandykisses Lollipopcandykisses 31-35, F 5 Responses Nov 16

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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 6 days ago

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    I am a very affectionate , caring and compassionate person! My hearts breaks for those less fortunate than me. I always want to help make every else happy. I'd do anything to...
    Devotedmom77 Devotedmom77 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 8

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