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A clingy person, to me, is someone who isn't emotionally self sufficient and needs persistent validation. They often have trouble entertaining themselves and aren't really a "complete person" on their own.
Boyfriends and girlfriends can be affectionate, present and enjoy my company often without being clingy. Knowing they don't *need* me but choose to be around me anyway is a great compliment.