Jana Hocking: The 'handsy' new courting fashion that no person asked for

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There's a new dating trend and, as someone who gets the ick, I'm not a fan.

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It's called "Power PDA" and it's basically described as getting "handsy" with your lover – a whole lot of kissing and touching in public that makes onlookers feel super awkies.

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I experienced it the other day on a plane from Melbourne to Sydney. The couple in front of me were fully making out, with tongues and light groaning

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completely oblivious to those around them. Especially me, who could see them in the gap of the seats while trying to binge watch Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.

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Now don't get me wrong, after a few G and T's, I too may have partaken in ridiculous antics in the back of a pub once upon a time

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We're seeing it more and more post-lockdown. Think Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Scott making out in front of their kids on Keeping up with the Kardashians

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Machine Gun Kelly and Megan Fox pashing on the red carpet, and if you've stumbled upon Megan Thee Stallion's latest Instagram post, you will see her butt in her boyfriend's face

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Now don't get me wrong, if my butt looked like hers, I would probably get it on the gram as well … but the old prude in me still goes 'eww, you use that thing to go to the toot! Not as a dinner plate'.

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