Holding hands meaning dating
Was your dad in the delivery room bravely holding your mom's hand as she brought you into the world?Did you hold your middle school boyfriend's hand while you struggled to make it through the entirety of "The Hills Have Eyes"?It isn’t always romantic, and it certainly doesn’t always mean something.But, it’s both pleasing and human nature to take the hand of someone else.Skin to skin contact is the best way to release and absorb heat -- whether you forget your gloves on a brisk winter walk through the park or your apartment building decided you didn’t need heat for the month of February.Whose hand did you hold when your 8-year-old self got her ears pierced?(Or were you too busy being a teenager and making out in the back row?)You automatically reach for your face if you accidentally walk into a door and try to release the stress in your shoulders after a long day hunched over your computer at work.
The way your fingers intertwine with another person’s is both innocent and special.
We’ve been programmed to see pressure as a slight, sometimes temporary, relief from pain.
And, when you think about it, someone holding your hand provides a very light form of pressure.
There’s a reason your mom was probably the first person who held your little hand.
She’s the one who birthed you, the person who provided you with nourishment, warmth and a safe place to rest your head.As humans, we are not only creatures of habit, we’re also creatures of comfort.