How do you GENERALLY feel about public displays of affection between lovers or close friends, both seeing and receiving it yourself? Feel free to explain more in the comments!
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seeing it = positive / receiving it yourself = positive
21%
seeing it = neutral / receiving it yourself = positive
24%
seeing it = negative / receiving it yourself = positive
3%
seeing it = positive / receiving it yourself = neutral
6%
seeing it = positive / receiving it yourself = negative
2%
seeing it = neutral / receiving it yourself = neutral
18%
seeing it = neutral / receiving it yourself = negative
7%
seeing it = negative / receiving it yourself = neutral
6%
seeing it = negative / receiving it yourself = negative
6%
Other/No opinion
6%
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Published: December 18, 2016
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zooIogy's avatar
zooIogy|Hobbyist Digital Artist
GROSS KEEP IT AWAY FROM ME
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SpitfiresOnIce|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Fair enough :XD:
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Roxalew|Hobbyist Digital Artist
It depends on what kind of affection it is ^^; Hugging, small kiss :heart: Totally fine, eating each-others faces ... :stare: not the best thing to see sorry to say. 
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Zalouris's avatar
Totally agree. It's just gross o-o
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Roxalew|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Haha it really is :faint:
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SpitfiresOnIce|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yea, true that :XD:
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Roxalew|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Haha yeah 8D
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When it comes to seeing such a things happen in public, I am fine with it and get even good vibes out of it as long as it is not too sexual or doesn't go into extreme making out :'3

With friends I got no problem with hugging, glomping, holding hands (if friends happen to do that, I know few who I do it with and who does it too) in public as I am more than keen to show affection towards those I care.
But when it comes to relationships, I am a bit more wary what I do in public and what I leave in between four walls...:'3;; Even a basic kiss in public is hard enough for me even though I am extrovert. It probably has something to do with my Finnishness as I still follow the "wary/respect others" kind of "etiquet"....xD But hugging in public even in a relationship is fine with me, as long as it won't go into intense cuddling
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SpitfiresOnIce|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yea, that's fair! I can understand that.
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Dorinas-art's avatar
depends. Hugging is fine and holding hands. Just a innocent kiss is fine too ( kiss on the cheek quick kiss on the lips) . If it's just sucking off each others faces or groping, I don't think many people want to see that.
Personally I don't mind hugs at all :) , holding hands when i'm in a relationship depends. And personally I don't like to kiss or kiss in public at all.( rare thing to happen )
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SpitfiresOnIce|Hobbyist Digital Artist
True! I think hugging and handholding as well as kisses on the lips are always okay. more than that, it depends, but it usually gets awkward, especially the longer it goes on. I find receiving it when it's too much awkward as well, I start to get nervous and anxious :noes:
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Dorinas-art's avatar
I don't dare to hold hands with another woman at all in public, more because of what happened in the past with one of my exes. I don't like it when people stare or start to wistle :/. So that get's me very nervous.
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SpitfiresOnIce|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ohhh, yes, definitely! I was in Brussels North with my ex once, and I felt really unsafe there, some guy started shouting and whistling at us, and ever since then I tend to be more careful B(
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Anything too explicit is just really awkward and makes me uncomfortable but seeing other people hug is perfectly fine, Im personally happy to hug my friends. 
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SpitfiresOnIce|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hugs are good, yes!
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RainbowShimmers|Student General Artist
It really depends on my mood, but personally I don't mind showing affection publicly if it isn't like explicit like kissing or something. As for receiving it it depends on who it is coming from.
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SpitfiresOnIce|Hobbyist Digital Artist
I see, that makes sense!
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aicyden|Student General Artist
As long as it's not super explicit I don't mind :XD: It can be nice to see people sharing kindess and affection c:
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SpitfiresOnIce|Hobbyist Digital Artist
True that ^^
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Luiiwen|Professional Digital Artist
as long as it's nothing sexual or anything it's all good (like sex, making out n shit is just gross in public like stop)
as for receiving it's kinda the same, its good but not too much
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SpitfiresOnIce|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yea, that makes sense :XD:
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AlystemEdited |Hobbyist General Artist
N/A, I have only one friend, who isn't even in a relationship like that, and I myself am not/ have not been in that situation.
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SpitfiresOnIce|Hobbyist Digital Artist
It could also apply to seeing strangers, not necessarily people you know :P
But I see!
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xXMittyKittyXx's avatar
I get jealous when I see people holding hands and stuff because all of my friends are online. So I can't stop thinking about how much I want to hold hands with someone and get to be in a good friend's presence. I don't think I've ever seen anyone make out though in public before but I'd imagine I'd feel kinda ehhh about it and try to leave the area.
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