Is holding hands still a big deal?

@rombi001 (941)
April 16, 2008 6:55pm CST
When we were younger, holding hands meant a lot.. Does it still mean a lot if someone holds your hand? Girls, what messege are you sending when you hold someone's hand??
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• United States
17 Apr 08
My husband and I hold hands all the time when we're out if I'm not or he's not pushing the cart or stroller. We even hold hands when we're at home, while watching movies together after our daughter has gone to sleep!
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@rombi001 (941)
17 Apr 08
OOhhh how sweet... That sure beats the yelling and the screaming that goes on in most houses :)
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• United States
17 Apr 08
Its funny...he and I do fight, but a lot of times our arguments take place via messenger. Don't get me wrong there are times when he argue out loud, but we try to keep at a minimum so the kids don't panic and think mom and dad are going to get a divorce! But we also practice the don't go to bed angry, we try to resolve all our issues before bed so that we both are able to get a good night sleep, not to mention I love his hands, and if we were fighting I couldn't hold it before I fall asleep!
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@rombi001 (941)
18 Apr 08
hehe, arguing on messenger... that's a good idea!! :) Well its nice that you two are so attached to each other and also care about your children so much! :)
• United States
17 Apr 08
I really like it when a guy i like holds my hand. Its a diffrent kind of connection. I think as time has gone by less people hold hands and it is sad because it is such a simple gesture.
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@rombi001 (941)
17 Apr 08
simple, but I guess it means a lot.. Especially for the girls... I really like it when old people hold hands :) (not just random old people, I mean old couples )
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• United States
17 Apr 08
yes old couples holding hands is very romantic.
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@rombi001 (941)
18 Apr 08
its quite nice when the old woman feeds her husband in a restaurant... (not because he can't feed himself...) a bit of romance there!! :)
• Australia
17 Apr 08
Whether it's friends or partners holding hands,I think it shows a high level of intimacy - you are really close to the person. I hate the fact that my partner doesn't hold my hand in public anymore, because to me it is a sign that we are drifting apart.
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@rombi001 (941)
17 Apr 08
wuld you say holding hands is more important than kissing?
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• Australia
17 Apr 08
I don't think it's more important than kissing, but probably just as important. It's a form of affection that can be displayed at anytime, generally without offending anyone, whereas kissing is usually a more private form of affection.
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@rombi001 (941)
18 Apr 08
I see what you mean... Do you think the way you hold hands also makes a difference? Do you know what I mean?
@subha12 (18449)
• India
17 Apr 08
i think it still mean a lot. in our society only friends, couples hold hands. also brother sisters. so it may be a big deal. some people may raise eye brow.
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@rombi001 (941)
17 Apr 08
I know in some countries even the men hold hands in the streets... (just friends) I guess in different countries they see it in a different way... But still, as you said it shows that they care for each other
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@cher913 (25859)
• Canada
17 Apr 08
my hubby and i have been married 20 years and we still hold hands (unless its cold and i have them in my pocket or really hot then...ew sweaty hands ew! lol!) but seriously, i think it is sweet when a couple hold hands...
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@rombi001 (941)
17 Apr 08
hehe, yeh I know what you mean with the sweaty hands Its awkward, especially if you're not married... you don't know if you should let go not...
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@katfish86 (146)
17 Apr 08
I definitely think holding hands means a lot. My boyfriend and I hold hands a lot when we're out and about, and even when we're just sitting around at my house or his house watching a film or something. It's a really simple way of showing your affection for someone, in my opinion. And when you're out in public, it shows how happy you are.. and also tells other girls that my boyfriend is mine ;] lol.
@rombi001 (941)
18 Apr 08
hehe... I like the last part!! Its a sign that he is your posession :) I wish you all the best :)