Have you ever encountered an overwhelming feeling of aggression towards cute babies, dogs, and other adorable beings? Scientists and doctors call this the cute aggression response, it is the urge to bite, crush or squeeze cute babies or animals. A lot of people have this kind of mutual aggression towards something cute. This is quite common to those less exposed to cute babies, puppies, kittens, and mostly infant animals.
Resisting thing feeling is quite hard for some, there are those who really want to pinch or squeeze a cute baby or a puppy. A common reaction from the brain of a person to be overwhelmed by the feeling of aggression. These feelings are mostly from psychological aspects of a person, resisting or giving in to this feeling depends on how a person handles himself. There are ways on how to control the urge.
The Urge of Squeezing Them
Cute Aggression Response, this psychological feeling is the reason why people have the urge to squeeze cute things. It happens when people are overwhelmed by something cute. The person that is urged to squeeze or pinch the cute thing does not intend to do harm or hurt it.
Common things that a person with Cute Aggression Response does are pinching a baby’s face or cheeks, carrying a cute puppy or kitten. Mostly a person wants to be in contact with the cute thing in order to ease the overwhelming feeling of positive cuteness.
Brain’s Reaction Towards Cuteness
Seeing something cute or adorable has a positive effect on our brains and our psychology. To some, they cannot keep themselves from being overwhelmed by the feeling. These people show increased activities in the center of their brains and they can’t keep themselves from squeezing, pinching or crushing the cause of this feeling. Though they do not intend to inflict harm to it.
While some people are greatly influenced by this feeling, some are not. There are people who do not get the same urge or an overwhelming feeling.
Adoring Cuteness: An Unintentional Harm
Most people like to see and adore cute things like babies, puppies, and kittens. These people have the instinct to pinch these cuties but they do not do this to harm them. But to ease the overwhelming feeling that they feel towards the cute thing. They do not seek to hurt or endanger them, for they know these cute things are helpless and need gentle care
A Better Caretaker
To become a better parent to your babies and owners to your puppies and kittens. Keeping away from being tempted to pinch and squeeze may be difficult. Especially if they are spectacularly adorable. Set yourself to be an example of a person that resists the urge and keep yourself from being overwhelmed.
Become a responsible owner and resist the urge, tell others to avoid doing these things as well. Take care of how you treat helpless babies and animals. Learn how simply adore their cuteness and convert this feeling and affection to harmless and painless actions.
Is there A Way on How to Avoid This?
To this day, there is no scientific or a sure way to avoid the feeling of aggression towards cute things. There are only ways on how to reduce the feeling. Creating a mindset, to transfer the urge to squeeze and pinch, remember to love the cute thing more. Convert this feeling to take care of the cute things instead of pinching or squeezing it. Loving and adoring something will greatly reduce the overwhelming feeling of aggression.
Cute Aggression Response is a feeling that differs from every person. To some it can be an irresistible urge while to others, they may be unaffected by the thought. While the urge is strong and seen as aggression. People who pinch, squeeze or bite cute things do not intend to cause them harm or injury. They do not want to hurt them, but only want to reduce the overwhelming feeling that they feel. They are just unable to resist. But for some, they channel this feeling of adoring into actions by taking good care, tending to the needs while converting the feeling of aggression into feelings of love. People can turn these feelings into good actions if they will it.