How to show affection

We all want to keep romance flourishing, but sometimes our affection can be fuelled by selfish or narcissistic impulses


How to show affection

Psychoanalysis suggests there is a dark side to our desire to take care of each other. Our subconscious communicates what we really feel and our partner may get sick of being emotionally blackmailed. Becoming more independent and giving our loved ones time and space, can actually be the best way to show affection.

Here are four tips to help you balance your attentions:

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