A collection of images showcasing the intimacy of simply holding hands
patient attention, support, or instruction
solicitous attention, support, or instruction (as in servicing clients)
The provision of careful support or guidance to someone during a learning process or a period of change.
Holding hands is a form of physical intimacy involving two or more people. It may or may not be romantic.
Hands are made to do a lot of things, and one of them is to hold another hand. Hands fit perfectly together, despite whose hand you are holding, which makes it such a comforting gesture. However, holding hands can take on many different meanings, depending on who you are holding hands with. It can symbolize many different feelings and thoughts, depending on the situation, so it is important to know what the different meanings are.
Social contact promotes enhanced health and well-being, likely as a function of the social regulation of emotional responding in the face of various life stressors.