Public displays of affection- everyone has their opinion on it.
The reason it's such a big deal is because, at our age, it's all about status. Do you "go out" with a person purely because you like them and find them interesting, or are your intentions more jaded, meaning do you go out with a person who's not popular or doesn't make you look good?
If it were seriously just about the two people it involved, would PDA really be a problem in the first place?
Personally, I'd rather not see people standing in the hallway being affectionate with each other. Many people I know have done some stuff in public that they're ashamed of; I'm one of them. But really, now that I've seen what it looks like, it really is vulgar.
Now I'm not talking about people holding hands and giving little hugs goodbye. I'm talking about the people making out in public and such.
Here's a question to ask yourself truthfully: when you're with your significant other out in public and you are getting a little too close, is it about what other people think of you or is it about being together.
Well, if it is about other people, it's much more likely that they have negative feelings about it than positive.
The truth is, a person watching this can file a sexual harassment charge if it really bothers them.
In our school, as in all, there are rules that are supposed to apply to everyone, though many people think they don't apply to them. I don't think I know anyone who hasn't broken at least one rule in their life. Some people choose to break the rule of not holding hands and things relating to that nature, though I've seen nothing too serious going on in the hallways and classrooms of Mississippi Horizons.
I think that if people watch how they act in public, then we don't have a problem.
Be aware of what you're doing and how you're acting. That way you won't have to worry about what would happen if someone saw you.
For many, public displays of affection are inconsiderate of others and rude. I think we should respect their wishes.
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