Royal protocol restricts PDA’s, yet modern royals are apt to express themselves more openly. My interview with Showbiz CheatSheet shows why these tasteful PDA’s are actually beneficial to their relationships: #PrinceWilliam #PrincessKate #Royals #PDA #RoyalProtocol

Mishal writes, “The royal family is known for its strict adherence to protocol, and this extends to their public displays of affection (PDA). The institution has a “no-touching” policy that prohibits couples like Prince William and Kate Middleton from hugging and kissing in public.

While this may feel like a normal practice for the royals, experts have suggested that limiting displays of affection could actually weaken romance in royal relationships.

Why royal couples don’t hug and kiss in public 

PDA is often seen as a way for couples to express their love and affection for each other. However, when it comes to the royal family, there are some unspoken rules around PDA.

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip were married for 74 years. However, while they never displayed much PDA in public, their long-lasting marriage was a testament to their relationship’s strength. On the other hand, young royal couples like Prince Harry and Meghan Markle and Prince William and Kate have shown gestures of affection, like touching each other’s arms or waists and holding hands.

Some experts believe romance in relationships, like the royals, could suffer from a lack of PDA

The royal family adheres to strict traditions when it comes to PDA. However, relationship experts and scientists suggest displaying affection in public can actually strengthen a relationship. According to relationship expert Susan Winter, PDA can help couples feel more connected and can be a sign of a healthy relationship.

“Physical touch within the relationship shows that we’re comfortable with each other and amenable to our romantic connection,” she explained to Elite Daily. “Comfort with your partner’s physical touch means you’re in acceptance of the partnership unit you’ve created. And, you’re proud to let the world know that as well.”

Continue Reading: