10 Things Only People Who Hate Being Touched Will Understand

When you grow up in a setting where physical contact just isn't a normal part of your life, neither with friends nor family, you start to develop a love for personal space.

It's not that you dislike other people or hate being around them, it's just that you're not entirely comfortable letting them touch you as if it's no big deal.

If you're someone who just isn't a fan of all of the hugging and touching that goes on outside of intimate relationships, you'll probably understand these ten things:

1. Dislike of physical contact has become so ingrained in your being that you cannot physically bring yourself to hug anyone, nor do you really know how to hug anyone because of it.

2. Meet and greets are your worst nightmare; why doesn't anyone just say hello, nod their head, or give a harmless wave?

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