Affection, Like Everything Else, A Cruel Lie

“’Gestures such as hand-holding, kissing and cuddling could be indicators that your partner is mad at you,’ said DePaul University’s Sean Horan, Ph.D., an assistant professor of relational communication. In the study, Horan examined how and why deceptive affectionate behavior occurs. Deceptive affection means that an individual in a romantic relationship chooses to express affection he or she does not actually feel.”