Children lie and say they have my prefix when they don't want to go to school.
Dating singles will use my infix to refer to the 2 of them.
Wise men will examine my suffix so that they could improve upon themselves.
Every children's book needs someone doing my whole word.
What am I?
I think that again we are looking at 3 affix homophones, which make the whole:
My prefix might be your response if your crush asks you on a date.
You may liken your relationship to my infix when things are confusing between you.
I advise that you take my suffix if you plan on any sort of intimacy.
Altogether, if you are impressed by him/her you may use ...
I think this affix-riddle uses three homophones rather than relying on the exact spelling of the affixes, and the answer could well be:
My prefix is what you might do with your date.
You and your date may use my infix as a pronoun to refer to the two of you.
You would be happy if your relationship between the two of you does my suffix.
All together, I am ...
I think you are
I form especially close bonds with others.
Remove my infix, and my superior quality is apparent.
Remove my suffix, and you will become sick of me.
Add a Cl to many of me, and I will burn your house and the ground below it.
Hear me out here - after Hint 7 I'm pretty darn certain that the intended answer is:
Allow me to explain...
The word I am seeking is not very long, it's part of a show, where connections are strong.
The prefix is meant to be one single word, that's made by cute kitten, I guess you have heard.
The infix is silent, but still in the name, it's commonly used ...
I think the answer may be:
Steal my prefix and perform a sacrifice.
Steal my suffix and venture all over ice.
Steal my infix and a shove from fatality.
Steal my whole and forget a part of me.
PS As for the title, I don't think this is relevant to the word itself - instead it's purely to set the tone for the rhyme: 'brutal' in the sense of a human/animal ...