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7yr old doesn't display love to me

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poppy2133 Sat 28-May-11 20:36:54

my 7yr old has never told me he loves me, never asked for a cuddle or offered a kiss. If ever i ask him about this he makes a joke about it but i am so envious when i hear other talking about getting hugs and cuddles from their children. He shows every other emotion and is a fab little boy in every other way, i just thought all children wanted affection. Anyone else out there with similar experience

LynetteScavo Sat 28-May-11 20:40:32

Does he let you hug/kiss him?

I usually have to make the fist move with my DSs.

LynetteScavo Sat 28-May-11 20:41:08

first move.

I don't punch them. grin

poppy2133 Sat 28-May-11 21:25:59

He will begrudgingly let me but wipes his cheek / pulls away straight away. He is otherwise friendly and talkative with me - if I'm honest its me who wants the affection. When you invest 24/7 into loving and caring for them you want a little bit baxk don't you ?

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