As babies we are born with the desire for it and as we grow it never leaves us. The need to be needed, or as the experts would call it the craving for affection. Men and women need affection to feel good about themselves. Far to often we men are accused of wanting only one kind of affection. Far to often those accusations are correct. There are ways to say I Love you, I want you, I need you,I respect you and I appreciate you with out dimming the lights and firing up the candles.

Being more affectionate in your relationship tends to make you both more comfortable with one another, as well as bringing you closer together too. There are plenty of subtle ways to show your loved one just how much you care.

I hope you will share some of these affectionate ideas with the target of your affections not only for Valentines Day but everyday.