Affection is a basic human need. Please enjoy this gallery celebrating it! Share your favorite images in the comments below. Use this format: [Image URL] Curated by Alicia Santistevan, Photo Editor for the Flickr Marketplace
Touch starvation, a chronic deficiency in receiving comforting, affectionate, or nurturing touch from others, can lead to feelings of loneliness, decreased emotional well-being, and an overall sense of disconnection.