PDA: Is it even necessary?


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I’m single. There I said it, I’ve never been in a committed relationship. A relationship period, while I’ve had my flings, I’ve never gotten to the point of boyfriend and girlfriend. However, I have many friends in relationships, which means I’ve witnessed enough public displays of affection to last a lifetime. Bringing me to ponder on whether if the act is even truly necessary?

Couples make me depressed, very depressed. They never make me jealous; okay maybe certain couples, but only a little! My main point though is I find PDA in social situations with friends, awkward. One second we’re all hanging out and having fun, I look away for a second and the next thing I know they’re sucking each other’s faces. Is it that truly even necessary? What are you attempting to accomplish ‘Look at us! We’re a couple.’ Allow me to let you in on something; no one; absolutely no one gives a fuck.

Does my hatred of PDA stem from my single status? No, I certainly don’t believe so, when I was involved with a person I kept physical things private. Okay, I may have been caught a time or two doing physical activates with the opposite sex. But, people were either asleep or walked into the room. Anyway, I don’t think two people need to prove they’re an item to the world. At least, when they have their friends around. Hugging is acceptable; holding hands is acceptable; a kiss hello and goodbye is acceptable; but making out and all that other stuff are completely unnecessary.

Due to the fact that I am one of the few remaining single friends, I find my shelf in a lot of third wheel situations. With that said, I believe there is no reason for that to happen. If two individuals invite me to hang out with them, there is no need to text each other; suck on their necks; or make out. If you want to have some private time than don’t invite to hang out with you. I hope that if you’re in a relationship and you are guilty of this please consider your friends feelings. From someone who is more often than not an awkward third wheel, it’s depressing and very annoying.

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  1. While the article is open and honest, I find it funny and a mind opener.

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