Love and affection are beautiful expressions that strengthen the bonds between family members. From warm hugs to playful tickles, physical touch can convey a sense of closeness, security, and care.
However, not everyone grows up in an environment that embraces or encourages such displays of affection. In this post, we explore the delicate topic of having a partner who finds it challenging to witness your physical affection with members of your family due to their own upbringing, where physical touch was scarce.
This seems to be the case in a recent post that came across reddit. A husband who grew up in a very physically affectionate family got into an argument with his wife (whose family is not) about hugging his brother, so he’s asking the internet if he’s the a**hole. Read on for the details.