Even if you end up being wrong, you'll quickly know where you stand with this person, which, she adds, is still valuable information. Those butterflies only multiply the moment you feel their hand in yours. Winter encourages daters to seek validation by "testing the waters with a small PDA, such as hand-holding. As long as you're both reaching toward the same relationship goal — and know it — it doesn't really matter how you get there. If a romantic weekend. Even mild PDA has been associated with lowering your heart rate and blood pressure. Winter explains, "Once a couple has established a pattern for public behavior, then either party is free to initiate.
Later on, some couples even use PDA as part of sexual foreplay.