affection


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the condition of being closely tied to another by affection or faith

a complex and usually strong subjective response, such as love or hate

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In an interview with BOPA, a vendor at Kanye Shoppers Mall, Ms Khumo Akanyang said Valentine's Day is observed every year for people to express love and affection for each other.
Physical for our Studies of orphaned children who are neglected or starved of affection have shown that they are more likely to have lower IQs, greater difficulty forming relationships and more physical and mental illness in later life.
It's hard to discern what's more depressing: the thought that the bar is so low on Arabic celebrities that we're talking about a man publicly showing affection, or the possibility that, instead of this being the actual stupidest Arabic celeb story of the day, it could be the stupidest Arabic celeb story of the day so far .
com/en/publications/communicating-affection-interpersonal-behavior-and-social-context) My research on affectionate behavior has consistently shown that, in general, men are more likely to communicate affection by doing something supportive than by making verbal expressions, such as saying or writing "I love you.
Along these lines, love tad by bit diminishes when you get hitched to your affection accomplice.
101) The absence of affection between spouses means that an alienation of affections action will not lie against a third party.
For example, Affection Expressed and Affection Wanted were not significantly related to either Control Expressed or Control Wanted (strongest r =.
The natural sentiment of affection and gratitude which Catholics have for John Paul II is, fundamentally, a recognition that the Pope has made us rediscover the best in ourselves: our personal relationship with God, who created us and saved us in His love.
Roosevelt, by contrast, was showered with affection as a boy, as the adored only child of a 53-year-old father and a proud and ambitious 27-year-old mother.
For some people owning a pet is the first time they feel loved unconditionally, and for others the affection they show their pet is the first time they allow themselves to give love freely.
The tension between short-term expressions of affection and the cultivation of virtues critical over the long term was a far greater dilemma for the nineteenth century bourgeoisie than for perhaps any social group previously.
Love and Belonging Needs for giving and receiving of affection, companionship, satisfactory interpersonal relationships, and identification with a group
As the two young pianists fell in love, they kept their affection secret, because they feared Misha's teacher, Madame Rosina Lhevinne, would not approve.
Besides these pieces, Le Gendre's volume contains poetry, some on the recent death of her husband, for whom she seems to have felt sincere affection.
A British ex-patriate professor of film studies at the University of Western Ontario, Walsh was the first president of the Film Studies Association of Ontario (FSAC/ACEC's precursor) and an enthusiastic contributor to the original Take One, who really knew how to inspire affection for film.