I Want to Feel Comfortable With Affection

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 60 People

    Not A Lap Kitty But I Want To Be

    I grew up in a super affectionate home. I always knew I was loved. I was often hugged I was often kissed on the cheek. My family raised me with ALOT of love. I wish I knew why it is hard for me to be affectionate. I mean... I DO LOVE HIM! And, he is the...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Oct 7, 2009

    Foghorn Leghorn

    I was watching TV and got struck. There was an old man with Alzheimer’s and he said, in despair, “Mothers, wives, daughters, and none of them stay!  All these damn women!”  To say I was inexplicably taken would be an exaggeration, but I was surprised.  Yes, chords were...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan
    46-50
    Aug 26, 2012

    I'm really uncomfortable with being

    affectionate I get embarrassed I really want to hug everyone and be able to do all that stuff but something stops me from showing it I know I have such a big heart and I have so much to give but I can't seem to let it out and it sucks people think I'm cold or unemotional and it...
    digglett digglett
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 10, 2014

    Affection.

    I love my family, so much in fact they are the center of my life. we have raised  I think good citizens.We know we love each other, It is not easy to show affection by hugs and even to say I LOVE YOU...However we are learing to show our feelings, it make for even...
    Bluebird777 Bluebird777
    70+, F
    Oct 7, 2009

    I Try!

    my parents was never affectionate with me as a child...when im n a relationship i get nervous and feel out of character...guys say i act like dude n a relationship...i never want to cuddle or hug or kiss! i try to b affectionate with my son cause i dont want him to feel like...
    multimia multimia
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 19, 2008
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