At parties you can’t relax… You feel the need to be aware of your partner’s whereabouts and whom they’re talking to… Do they look interested in the person they’re with? You find it difficult to concentrate on the conversation you’re meant to be having because it makes you so nervous that they might cross a line. Your eyes quickly dart back and forth, checking whether there is a hint of intimacy between them.
We’ve all come across a child clinging to their mother’s arm for dear life. Crying in desperate hope that mummy won’t leave them at the party, begging her to take her back to the car instead.