Love means not ever having to say you’re sorry.
~ Erich Segal
As parents, we may recall our own parent’s physical and verbal expressions of affection. Becoming parents changes our perceptional lenses, shifting our previous views and expressions of affection. As a parent, we are looking through a lens of discovery evaluating what is appropriate and what is inappropriate. How do we determine what is appropriate or inappropriate? Who’s to say that my perceptions of affection are correct, while your perceptions are incorrect? Should there be standards for gauging various forms and degrees of affection?
*The views expressed by our authors are personal opinions and do not necessarily reflect the views of the CCPA