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AFFECTION, contracts. The making over, pawning, or mortgaging a thing to assure the payment of a sum of money, or the discharge of some other duty or service. Techn. Diet.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The next high correlations were found between religiosity and dyadic consensus (0.82) which is followed by correlation between dyadic affectional expression and dyadic consensus (0.80).
Minnesota activists used the language of sexual or affectional preference in two radical ways.
With regard to the subscales, the scores of "dyadic cohesion," "dyadic consensus" and "affectional expression" were significantly lower in the parents of the case group as than in those of the control group.
Because of this, a secure God attachment may lead to enhanced mental health for Christian couples, including marital satisfaction, cohesion, agreement, and affectional expression within the marriage dyad.
The second hypothesis, that higher scores on the NMAS would correlate negatively with scores on the measure of communication quality (DAS subscale, Affectional Expression), was supported (r = -.63, p < .01).
These affectional bonds are strengthened by time spent together and reciprocity; Ayesha continued, "We [her family] spend a lot of time together." This importance of familial reciprocity is mirrored in statements from many of the girls.
At the same time, she would not have felt impelled to remedy his suffering to such an extent if not for the deep affectional bond she and he shared.
(d) "'Sexual orientation' refers to each person's capacity for profound emotional, affectional and sexual attraction to, and intimate and sexual relations...." Asia Pacific Forum, ACJ Report: Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (15th Annual Meeting, Bali, 3-5 Aug.
Resilient individuals are successful at drawing on their existing social support and affectional bonds (25,34,42,56) and have experienced positive responses to emotional self-disclosure.
The data are organized under the seven areas of responsibilities for parents listed by Turnbull, Summers, and Brotherson (1984): 1) daily domestic and health care, 2) recreational 3) educational, 4) fostering self-identity in the child, 5) expressing their own sense of care and love for the child, 6) fostering affectional expression of care and love in the child, and 7) socializing the child.
Lofland and Skonovd identify six conversion motifs: intellectual, mystical, experimental, affectional, revivalist, and coercive motifs.