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I Think Holding Hands Is Romantic

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    Although It Can Be A Pain.

    I cover a fair few things about myself in my profile, but I think one thing I fail to mention is that I stand at 6'4". Yeah, I'm pretty tall. :P And a lot of girls aren't really so tall, and my ex is no exception (no pun intended lol). I remember we would be walking around town...
    tgf12 tgf12 18-21, M Nov 13, 2012

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    Makes Me Feel So Safe

    I love holding hands with my husband. I still find it romantic even after 18 years. We'll be out walking even just shopping or wherever and we both just automatically reach for each others hand. My husband has the best hands ever so strong and always warm which is a bonus as my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 8, 2013

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    Gentlemen

    I love that feeling when a gentlemen holds your hand as if it is giving him his very life.......
    Cheer2 Cheer2 36-40, F 24 Responses Jul 10, 2013

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    This I Miss

    Oh how much I miss this...just taking a stroll together...holding hands..every once in a while stealing one of those "I love you" glances..funny the little things you take for granted..until suddenly you know longer get or very seldom get those little things anymore..
    theheartofmemphis theheartofmemphis 41-45, F 5 Responses Dec 10, 2012

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    Holding Hands

    not saying anything but holding hands and waliking by the beach or in the woods, is so warm, for me feels wonderful it can turn into anything but it on its own makes me feel very good
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 29, 2012

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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...
    Joanne0chan Joanne0chan 31-35 1 Response Dec 13

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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...
    prgya prgya 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 15

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    I don't mind a hand squeeze every now and then, but no I don't generally like to hold hands...unless it's with small children. There is something so sweet when my little students...
    HeavensSkies HeavensSkies 26-30, F a week ago

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    its so romantic to hold hands and walk on streets
    berealistic811 berealistic811 26-30, M Dec 10

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    I hold hands with the majority of my friends
    Lilneko Lilneko 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 26

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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...
    CaliforniaPsycho CaliforniaPsycho 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 8

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    I like the feeling of being close
    XodolsWasHere XodolsWasHere 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 9

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    It's hard to explain, but I like the bonding feeling
    Ebolaa Ebolaa 16-17, M 3 Responses Dec 10

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    I think partly the reason why I am single and have been is because I'm not some chavvy dude who runs around shagging women. I'm actually after a relationship with someone who I can...
    DazzledAnimal DazzledAnimal 22-25, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I miss holding hands, hugging, kissing, etc. Please check out my video on youtube singing:http://youtu.be/Xe-ViHMkPtw
    MyDoctorLove MyDoctorLove 22-25, F Dec 7

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    When i see very old couples who are barely steady on their feet yet holding hands, this is what i call love, the love and care they have for each other, they enjoy every moment in...
    Feelingonedge Feelingonedge 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 10

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    Often I just sit and wonder... Think about how nights that turned to early mornings. Phone calls made to each other all day long. Laughing over the fact that you talk way too fast...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    It's just the cutest thing ever! I just stop what I'm doing and go "aww!", whenever I see an old couple holding hands. :)
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 27

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    I recently just went on a 3rd date and it was amazing. We walked around downtown looking at all the christmas decorations holding hands. We talked a lot about our family and how...
    Idreamtowaketofindthefate Idreamtowaketofindthefate 18-21, F Nov 30

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    I was inspired to post this by seeing another ep member respond. It is so easy sometimes to focus on our problems that we forget to be greatful for what makes us happy - and to...
    KatieTreat KatieTreat 51-55, T 4 Responses Dec 8

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    Without a doubt communication is the key to all relationships.When it comes to being with a woman,my preference to be in a relationship with.I like to be open minded and straight...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M Dec 16

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    I asked myself once. If someone who should be better half is in another part of this world, should I work hard for him? And the answer since then, yes. I believe distance won't...
    rockettothemoon08 rockettothemoon08 18-21, F Dec 18

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    I asked myself once. If someone who should be better half is in another part of this world, should I work hard for him? And the answer since then, yes. I believe distance won...
    rockettothemoon08 rockettothemoon08 18-21, F Dec 18

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    I always ask myself "why am I so romantic?"
    loverboy09 loverboy09 13-15, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I am in my 50's, and I've had questions all my life about my very early childhood. Considering I've had these questions in some form for as long as I can remember, I can't help...
    CatloverDG CatloverDG 56-60, F Nov 29

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    DARREN WILSON'S STORY IS UNBELIEVABLE.....LITERALLY Ezra Klein November 25, 2014 Let's take a breath and recap. Wilson sees two young black men walking in the middle of the...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 7 Responses Nov 27

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    It's an absolutely perfect early winter day. The temperature  is just so that holding your lovers hand feels warm and safe yet there are no barriers of mittens between the heat of...
    Missjayne1 Missjayne1 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 27

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    My husband and I are separated, probably will get a divorce and not for reasons most will think of. Almost a year ago, he told me that he was not sexually attracted to me anymore...
    HopeGluesMyBrokenHeart HopeGluesMyBrokenHeart 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 28

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    So when I was younger I told my girlfriend at the time that I wanted to do some playful things with handcuffs. She sounded excited. And the she told me to get some and she would...
    Photogeek47 Photogeek47 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 4

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    I had been sipping wine yesterday a little faster than I should have. And wine makes me sappy... what followed was a series of romantic rants on text... >>>> I've been sipping...
    JourneyOfLife JourneyOfLife 22-25, M 8 Responses Dec 11

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    I can't say or explain how much I like u m how special ur to me, but I can say tht my world is full of smiles when I talk to u or when I'm with u!!<3!!!! I fall in love with you...
    Chipmunk1023 Chipmunk1023 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    this year has been full of hardship for me,yet its been life changing..I get lonely a lot but I try to think good positive thoughts. I work come home and hang with my dog who is an...
    Duke87 Duke87 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 28

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    I am such a romantic person, I think of the best ideas to do things, and be romantic to that other person....but I'm single so.... :(
    sexxyluv sexxyluv 31-35, F 5 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I'm just a boy, but I always wanted to do things like kiss a girl and always be around her and always being there for each other. so something SURREAL happened recently (a month...
    drukware drukware 13-15, M 7 Responses Dec 3

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    Wish i could find a men who treats me like i am the most important thing in his life... The man who when i am in his hands , I feel safe 😌👬❤️
    tommy21v tommy21v 18-21, M Dec 16

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    Hey! I feel very sad and depressed because no one ever loved me romantically. I feel very lonley... What is wrong with me? My female friends had already a few boyfriends, yet no...
    Charlene1603 Charlene1603 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 1

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    I like the simple things the hand written card, the colored picture, the walks and talks. I think I am a hopeless romantic because I love the idea of sharing yourself with someone...
    hopeful72 hopeful72 41-45, F Dec 12

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    Anyone who has seen all of my posts today and yesterday might get a glimpse of all my personalities! I have extreme highs and extreme lows with not much in between. Its like a...
    Xychorite Xychorite 18-21, M Dec 14

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    I can't even watch a romantic movie anymore without fighting my tears back. I want to live that, romance, love, companion, the hugs from a man that loves you, the kisses, the sex...
    almasolitaria312 almasolitaria312 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I love being romantic, and someone being romantic with me..
    sexxyluv sexxyluv 31-35, F Dec 15

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    Inded i m a big romantic and affrctionate guy but so what my gf love this romantic and affective nature of mine so i m fine with it :-)
    waris1 waris1 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Alright nerds. Here's day 2 for everyone. So when I woke up I had a message on my phone. My girl had called and told me to meet her at her house. I quickly dressed and ran out...
    Photogeek47 Photogeek47 26-30, M Dec 10

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    And i am one of them i think ? I can never seem to like black people, sometimes i think i am a racist, sometimes i am not! Maybe its because i was raised in a area having hate...
    iamjustbeingme iamjustbeingme 16-17, M 1 hr ago

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    We're both in our mid 30's. I'm separated with a teen and he has never been married and has no kids. (red flag #1). Met him on POF: a dating website (my mistake). At the time that...
    e11a e11a 31-35, F 71 Responses Dec 14

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    Kenneth Talbertis a consultant to Affordable Holdings, LLC, the majority owner of one of the fastest growing subscription-based professional services firm for Middle America...
    davinsmith davinsmith 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    Christmas is near & I will be spending the afternoon just me & my kid. I plan on making a great meal for us & watching our favorite cartoons after presents. My ex wanted to stay...
    irishstone irishstone 41-45, M 2 days ago