10 Things You Wish You Knew About Affection

2 min readNov 21, 2019
  1. Affection is not passion. It lacks the ever-consuming fire that lies deep in passion.
  2. Affection is not love. There exists affection without feeling it.
  3. Not all affection is welcome. You don’t go on hugging strangers and creating awkward moments on the go.
  4. Affection that you get may not have the same roots you think. Parental affection is part from moral obligations and part from biology.
  5. Her look, your words, her gesture, your touch are all ways you show affection.
  6. Showing affection means you are trustworthy and have a satisfying relationship.
  7. Showering affection helps you get lower stress hormones, lower cholesterol, lower blood pressure and stronger immune system. So, go be the rain of affection that falls on everybody around you.
  8. Give away affection emanating right from your heart and remember nothing is lost that is born of the heart.
  9. When it get tricky remember that you should try to be a well of affection rather than a fountain. You need to show affection when it’s needed not when you feel like showing it.
  10. Affection is a habit. Make it a habit and live a happy life.

Abhishek Verma is a researcher in the field of deep learning and artificial intelligence. He likes to write about the logical way of self-improvement. Spurred by emotions, he also likes to write poetry. Stay in touch by joining his newsletter. Follow him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Mix.


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