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Good Idea or Bad Idea: PDA

Nick and Vanessa have had a rough few days after nude photos of them making out in a hot tub while vacationing in Mexico hit the press. While they were in the privacy of their exclusive resort, they were technically still in public, so it got me thinking about PDA. While it is nice to show the person you love affection, some people get very uncomfortable with public displays of affection. So how do you feel about this taboo topic? Do you think PDA is a good idea or bad idea?

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calli-gurl calli-gurl 8 years
i dont hold my bfs hand in public or hug him in public. i do hug a little at the airport when in leaving somewhere. but thats it. but i would hold his hand and give a hug or something when we get married. it our culture, PDA is disrespectful.
Blackwood Blackwood 8 years
I generally don't mind it unless it gets in my way. I mean, I just look away and try to ignore it (it really bothers me, however, when they're noy just kissing, but being invasive and disrespectful to other people's space, like they just start to spread and make themselves a little too comfortable).It only bothered me once when I went to a concert and the couple that was standing just in front of me started to make out and they didn't let me see what was going on on the stage! Until I interrupted as kindly as possible and I asked them, would you let me go a bit closer to the stage than you, because whenever you kiss I can't see anything! The girl looked at me angrily, but I just smiled sweetly (I had paid to see the band, not their tongues!) and they stopped. The guy didn't seem to be offended, but the girl kept looking back at me every now and then with venom in her eyes! Sorry b*tch! haha. Funny/awkward memory!
Blackwood Blackwood 8 years
I generally don't mind it unless it gets in my way. I mean, I just look away and try to ignore it (it really bothers me, however, when they're noy just kissing, but being invasive and disrespectful to other people's space, like they just start to spread and make themselves a little too comfortable). It only bothered me once when I went to a concert and the couple that was standing just in front of me started to make out and they didn't let me see what was going on on the stage! Until I interrupted as kindly as possible and I asked them, would you let me go a bit closer to the stage than you, because whenever you kiss I can't see anything! The girl looked at me angrily, but I just smiled sweetly (I had paid to see the band, not their tongues!) and they stopped. The guy didn't seem to be offended, but the girl kept looking back at me every now and then with venom in her eyes! Sorry b*tch! haha. Funny/awkward memory!
partysugar partysugar 9 years
I'm not a fan and never have been of PDAs.
demeter demeter 9 years
I think it's kinda sweet. I just dont want to see tongues and hands everywhere.
nessabum nessabum 9 years
especially not in front of little kids.
pinkflats pinkflats 9 years
a kiss there and a kiss here is fine but more than that keep in the bedroom.
Midnightkiss4u09 Midnightkiss4u09 9 years
In their case it was a bad idea.
cashmere80 cashmere80 9 years
Affection is okay, but there is definately a point where it just becomes gross. You have to know the limits!
bandages bandages 9 years
Making out and showing off in public is a way for insecure people to prove to others that their relationship isn't a bust. I say light PDA is the way to go.
jennytrauma jennytrauma 9 years
theres a huge difference between kissing in public and full on making out in lets say a mcdonalds. true story: got online with a friend and a couple in front of me were kissing. kissing led to a full on sucking face session.you'd think after that they wouldn't need to eat.
jennytrauma jennytrauma 9 years
theres a huge difference between kissing in public and full on making out in lets say a mcdonalds.true story: got online with a friend and a couple in front of me were kissing. kissing led to a full on sucking face session.you'd think after that they wouldn't need to eat.
mouldy mouldy 9 years
no groping, that's my general rule.
mouldy mouldy 9 years
no groping, that's my general rule.
sevendayrain sevendayrain 9 years
I think that alittle bit is okay but some people take it way to far.
Bellatrix2 Bellatrix2 9 years
I'm a bit surprised by the comments! No hugging from behind? If that's an expression standing for something else, then I might agree. If it's just a hug from behind, then I sincerely do not see what is wrong with that. I like to hug, hold hands, give kisses (on the lips, not on the cheeks, sorry but I'm no fan of the "let-me-kiss-your-cheek-my-dearest-love" thing), grip to my boyfriend's waist when waiting (in the line for example), talk to him while looking straight into his eyes (his mother believes this is really too much, hem hem!). I do agree that tongues shouldn't be publically displayed : it's not something agreeable to see and it's embarrassing. That doesn't mean you have to keep it for the bedroom only though. I really do have problems with the strict rules about this. If you're alone in the street, then why not make out for a little minute if you feel like it?
Bellatrix2 Bellatrix2 9 years
I'm a bit surprised by the comments! No hugging from behind? If that's an expression standing for something else, then I might agree. If it's just a hug from behind, then I sincerely do not see what is wrong with that. I like to hug, hold hands, give kisses (on the lips, not on the cheeks, sorry but I'm no fan of the "let-me-kiss-your-cheek-my-dearest-love" thing), grip to my boyfriend's waist when waiting (in the line for example), talk to him while looking straight into his eyes (his mother believes this is really too much, hem hem!). I do agree that tongues shouldn't be publically displayed : it's not something agreeable to see and it's embarrassing. That doesn't mean you have to keep it for the bedroom only though. I really do have problems with the strict rules about this. If you're alone in the street, then why not make out for a little minute if you feel like it?
meganekko meganekko 9 years
they're getting trashy, folks.
RustyAngel73 RustyAngel73 9 years
Affection is always good, but small hugs and kisses rather than full on pashing/groping/hands everywhere is over the top. Hand holding, for example, is fantastic.
melda melda 9 years
It's sweet!
melda melda 9 years
It's sweet!
melda melda 9 years
It's sweet!
krisua krisua 9 years
If it's not making out, it's okay. Little kiss or hug.
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