Affection - an article


1. Affection

More than love our need for affection is greater and that we can get from friends family acquaintances and it is guilt free. In old age when the passion is gone, its affection that keeps a couple together. The power of affection is immense. Whereas romantic love can come and go, affection is a more steady and reliable emotion. Affection can be expressed through gifts, through verbal expressions of attachment , doing something nice and through spending quality time with another. Touch is a very powerful expression of love.  A hug speaks volumes.

One feels affection or fondness for an uncle who pampered you when you were young. The bond between physical affection and relationship satisfaction is a close one. Sex plays an important part in a relationship. Where that is missing, one can turn to others for affection and be satisfied. Even indulge in a little harmless flirting. Often for men, showing affection is more about what they do than what they say. Their ways of communication in love can be subtle. Affection is a guilt free cure for loneliness. One can connect to one’s community, strike up a conversation with a acquaintance and it warms up one’s heart. Over time the act leads to bonding and turns to affection.

How affection hungry are you. Next time you feel lonesome go out and connect to your neighbours. Give a genuine hug to a relative. Affection can be quite addictive and it enriches life. Increases happiness.

 How often do you find yourself feeling lonely, craving more affection than you get? Maybe you wish your spouse or partner were a bit more demonstrative of his or her love. Maybe you’ve tried without success to get certain people in your life to be more affectionate with you, so you go on wishing for more affection than you receive. Just as lack of food, water, and rest have their detrimental effects, so too does the lack of affection.

Connecting to another human can be a very comforting thing. Knowing someone cares has a huge effect and showing affection feels good for you and the person you are showing it to. For some people showing affection comes naturally. Others need a bit of help. This could be due to the fact that different people have different views on what affection is and how to show it. The power of touch and affection is immense. Displays of affection lead to warm attachment. Does your relationship with your significant other suffer from affection deficit disorder ?  A lack of affection is a serious problem in many relationships.

Affection plays a big part in the development of a child into a healthy wholesome adult.

Touch is a very powerful form of communication that helps emotional intimacy and shows affection. Research shows that infants and children who lack physical stimulation fail to thrive. The need for touch doesn’t stop once you’ve entered adulthood. 

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