Hi Captain, So I just started officially dating this really sweet guy, and it's been going really well! However, he is a huge runner and usually runs every night. We are both in college so we usually hang out after he runs, but he never showers before we hang out! At first I thought it … Continue reading #759: U R NOT 2 PICKY IF U HAVE PREFERENCES
Hi Captain Awkward! I have a social situation question: What do you do if you don't want to hug someone, but they want to hug you? This has happened to me about three times in the past 6 months, all with guys. I don't think they were trying anything creepy, just trying to be friendly … Continue reading #444: “Do we hug? Because my feeling is that no, we don’t.”
Dear Captain Awkward, I have some pretty intense reactions to being physically touched. Basically, I can’t stand being physically touched by most people – and I especially don’t like being hugged. It makes me feel trapped and physically sick. I’ve learnt to deal with it on occasions where it would be awkward or rude not … Continue reading Question #154: I have extreme anxiety about being touched and hugged. How do I survive an upcoming funeral?