public displays of affection

Confession: I Don’t Wanna Hold Your Hand

Yesterday, I came across an article on Elite Daily titled “8 Scientific And Romantic Reasons Why We Love Holding Hands.

“Ew. Gross. Blech,” I said to myself. It occurred to me that this was probably not the reaction other people had upon seeing this article. Probably other people who are not terrible curmudgeons… More »


The Don’ts Of PDA

Several times over the past couple weeks, I’ve ridden the subway with a couple that kisses very loudly while they ride the train to work. I’ve had to stand next to them, inches away, while they “smack,” “smack,” “smack”-ed each other’s lips over and over again. They must have kissed 15 times in the time… More »


Slideshow: Political PDA!

With all the hullabaloo over Barack and Michelle Obama’s much watched fist-bump on Tuesday, we started thinking about how it compared to other political public displays of affection. Who could forget the never-ending kiss at the Democratic National Convention between Al and Tipper Gore? Some people are still holding back their lunch. Republican Presidential nominee… More »