We were close friends already, but we were still in highschool, and I was super awkward; I had never had a girlfriend before that. This article has over 1, views, and 15 testimonials from our readers, earning it our reader-approved status. Include your email address to get a message when this question is answered. But as casual sex has become widely acceptedit's possible we've assigned more meaning to the nonsexual act of holding hands. Did this summary help you? If you both like each other, then you can go ahead and try to hold hands.
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Don't take it personally and try to make him feel comfortable in the situation.
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Nick, 23, from Santa Monica, California, explained that holding hands represents a shift from "someone I'm dating" to "someone I plan on indefinitely dating. About Contact Newsletter Terms Privacy. But if you just started dating, you may come off as a little clingy.