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I Want to Be Held

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    24 Years With Him... - I live 24 years with my man ,we have 3 great kids,but love is gone and life is empty... tomorow we have anniversary,and for him is this,until I think about...
    skyfone464 skyfone464 41-45, F Mar 4, 2013

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    Comfort - I remember when I was little my family would always hold me. I would sit in their laps and fall asleep to them rubbing my back or my forehead. When my grandpa passed away...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 20, 2012

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    It Never Happens - It would be nice to be held. I never have been. And I've never held anyone. But .. you can't when nobody wants you to. When nobody even wants to try. When people...
    Cursedboy Cursedboy 36-40, M 8 Responses Nov 30, 2008

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    If It Could Happen - being held, in my opinion is feeling loved by someone. the feeling of safe and security and knowing whatever happens you are going to be alright!
    MysticBrunette MysticBrunette 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 21, 2009

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    I can feel her love Her heart beating through her chest Her warmth surrounding me Her gentleness around me Her spirit tickles my soul I can almost taste her scent on my lips
    MissNexp MissNexp 26-30, F Mar 8

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    It's Pretty Depressing. . . - that I spend so much time imagining someone's actually holding me when I'm crying or sleeping. But what else can I do?
    thexfilesz thexfilesz 16-17, F Apr 18, 2011

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    For A Loving Touch, I Wear A Dress. - When I was growing up, my Mom cared for me but she was never loving. I mean she never kissed me on the forhead or cheek, or even hugged me...
    MaryAnn4665 MaryAnn4665 46-50, M Mar 22, 2012

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    Lonely... - I've just come out of a bad relationship but god do i miss cuddles.. I'm a cuddly person.. I love to be held for hours on end not having to say a word because words...
    Whatdoesntkillumakesustranger Whatdoesntkillumakesustranger 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 29, 2012

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    First Date - I went on my first date today. We only chatted but I kind of wished he would have hugged me at the end. sigh. 
    staytrue2urself staytrue2urself 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 15, 2011

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    Strong Arms - Just friends, but you pull me from one side of the bed into your arms.You make it feel easy. So simple. So uncomplicated.But as you stroke my arm and pull me closer...
    Bellz07 Bellz07 18-21, F Apr 26, 2011

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    No Turning Back - Previously, I had a boyfriend for about a year till I realized that he had serious alcohol problem and tended to be bi-polar. After several awkward and awful...
    Stacy8989 Stacy8989 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 16, 2010

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    Maybe I Have Figured It Out.... - My parents got a divorce when I was 4 so I never really had a dad around. My mom was always working overtime so it was kinda just us three kids...
    libbylou libbylou 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 9, 2008

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    Hold Me - is it wrong of me? being a man and wanting to be held? i feel like this feeling is wrong.
    stormy573 stormy573 51-55, M 8 Responses Apr 2, 2012

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    What I Miss The Most - there are a zillion things that i lost when my husband died. but what i miss the most is the way he held me. there never had to be a particular...
    leftbehind29 leftbehind29 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 13, 2010

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    I Fell Asleep Yesterday - imagining you were holding me spooning me kissing my neck whispering in my ear how good it feels your skin against my skin I feel the best...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 9 Responses Mar 29, 2009

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    Sometimes I Feel Diseased - My partner won't let me hug him, kiss him, sometimes even hold his hand. Everytime I try I get, "what are you doing?" I usually reply with a giggle and...
    Vitruriangirl Vitruriangirl 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 12, 2012

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    Sooo Badly - Would I love to just be held in the hands of someone who truly cares and loves me. I am a very patient person when it comes to being love or affectionate but there are...
    AmazinglyAmazing AmazinglyAmazing 22-25, F 20 Responses Mar 20, 2012

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    Desperate - Can someone just hold me while we fall asleep next to one another. I just want to be held =(
    SuperShoes24 SuperShoes24 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 21, 2013

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    Hold Me Close - Here I am, sitting in an empty bar, trying to write, as tears fall, and my hands shake. All I want right now is to be held. What more can I say?
    silentwriter180 silentwriter180 41-45, F 6 Responses Jun 21, 2012

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    Properly Dammit! - This is kinda sad but at 24 years old I have never really been held by a lover.All the women and even one of the men I have been with I have been big spoon.Most...
    BeteNoire BeteNoire 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 6, 2011

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    mhm ): - i am in a long distance relationship with my best friend. he's the only one who knows everything about me and doesn't treat me like ****. sometimes at night after ive cut...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 16, 2011

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    I Hold People Everyday As A Massage Therapist! - I give hugs and massage therapy to people almost everyday! We all need human touch, Hugs, and the relief from our modern day...
    masseurjoe masseurjoe 51-55 1 Response Apr 19, 2012

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    Its One Of Those Nights.... - I am having one of those nights, where I just need to be held, and feel like I am safe. I need to feel the arms wrapped around me, keeping me warms...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 17, 2011

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    I Like To Cuddle. - I love being held in someone's arms more than anything. I am always cold and I never feel good and I just want somebody to love me and hold me. My bf and I...
    NotTheAmericanAveragexx NotTheAmericanAveragexx 18-21, F Oct 26, 2013

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    Being Held Is a Form of Security - I not only live in a sexless marriage, but one where there is no form of physical affection as well. If I have a bad day at work or don't feel...
    loyll loyll 51-55, F 5 Responses Nov 1, 2008

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    Hold Me! - I love being held. The warm feeling of someone's arms being wrapped around you <3 It's magnificent. Nothing compares to body heat. It sucks sleeping all by yourself...
    pollyanna90 pollyanna90 18-21, F 2 Responses May 9, 2011

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    Miss Being Cuddled In Bed - i am in a very bad marriage and for over 3 years now i have no sex,kissing,cuddling or any intimate contact at all.my wife has cheated twice but i am...
    seve276 seve276 36-40, M Feb 1, 2010

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    Sick - I'm so sick right now. I have a lung infection and the doctor wants me to stay home. My boyfriend is taking time out of his studies to chat with me via OoVoo to make sure I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 20, 2012

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    Just Want A Chance To Holod Someone ... - It would be nice. So nice. To have someone to hold. To be held. I'm 34, and I don't know what it's like to be held. What it's like to...
    Cursedboy Cursedboy 36-40, M 8 Responses May 1, 2010

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    Just Want To Be Held - I miss being held while I fall asleep. My husband and I are working on our marriage and we are communicating well, having good moments and our sex life is...
    jennalove jennalove 36-40, F 1 Response May 29, 2013

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    Love Story- Is This Possible? - They saw accidentally in the street,girl is his perceived viewand he gently smile him.To it is encouraged that it is close to ...They stared at each...
    skyfone464 skyfone464 41-45, F Dec 20, 2012

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    I Really Need It - the last really meaningful physical contact it had was last year, Aug. 23, 2007. my friends and i went back to our high school to surprise our "lil brother...
    netgurl netgurl 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 7, 2008

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    Kind of a Secret -  Well, I REALLY would love to be held.  Thing is, when someone tries to even hug me, I turn them away because it feels weird to me.  Getting...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F 8 Responses Dec 6, 2008

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    Do You Ever?? - Sometimes (most times) I sit in my room after a long day of mental torture and all I do is look around as I lie in my bed and imagine if someone loved me enough to...
    BethyB95 BethyB95 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 23, 2012

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    I Just Want To Be Held So Bad - I would love fo be held right now. It might be able to make me feel better. I would love to have Jack holding me. And not leting me go. I am just...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 8, 2011

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    So Tightly - It is hard to believe that just a few short months ago I was falling asleep every night in my little bed, hugging my pillows, and wishing that someone would hold me as...
    jojewel jojewel 56-60, F 11 Responses Sep 22, 2010

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    *sighs* - today is one of those days I need to feel arms around me, embracing me. I need to feel the comfort, the love, the caring, and yes...even that sense of protection that...
    ChristineJones ChristineJones 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 12, 2010

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    Searching For Woman A On Plane B - When I was younger I didn't have much confidence... No desire or means to really... go out there... and find The One... but times have changed...
    MCxxOPREVxxOG MCxxOPREVxxOG 22-25, M May 12, 2013

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    Caress - Yes, I'm a guy, and I miss holding on to a soft, female body. I sometimes find myself wanting to hug my wife, like earlier today, but I don't. Don't ask, it's a long...
    IanMatthew IanMatthew 56-60, M 6 Responses Jan 25, 2011

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    Always...duh - It's like when your alone or something is going wrong you just want to be held and know you are worth something
    gentlyyours gentlyyours 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 25, 2012

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    Craving - It's been one month, 2 weeks and 2 days since the last time I was held.  And before that, it had been a long time.  I miss physical contact with another human...
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 23, 2008

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    Even If It's A Lie... - I just want to be held. I want to be fading in and out of consciousness in someone's arms. I want someone to whisper sweet nothings in my ear. I want love.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 28, 2012

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    Hmm... - You know, I always thought I did...but now I'm not so sure.
    weekender1 weekender1 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 18, 2013

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    Hold Me - Please, say you will. Right now, at this moment. Just this once. No holding back. We don't have to say anything. Lets just do it, please. We can make it our night. Just...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 8, 2013

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    Want to Feel It - I know what being held looked like as far as my mom holding me close to her like a hug. The fact is though I havent felt that in the way of a male role model or a...
    MysticBrunette MysticBrunette 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 10, 2008

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    Or To Hold Someone!! - i really do, but i would need to be holding someone, or have someone holds me, that gets me, that understands me and so on, but being a loner, i find that...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M Mar 9, 2012

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    I Miss Being Held - Some days are harder than others when there is nobody to hold me. I miss that the most in my very disfunctional marriage. Some days I just need a hug ...
    loyll loyll 51-55, F 1 Response Jun 9, 2009

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    I Just Eant Sum1 Ta Hold Me Forever - me and my 19 year old wife have split up, shes gone with a 50 year old man and im living on my own with teo cats but they dont want hugs or to...
    youcantseeme84 youcantseeme84 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 1, 2012

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