Do you like hugs?

iVillage Member
Registered: 03-21-2003
Do you like hugs?
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Sat, 07-19-2003 - 12:00pm

Do you like hugs?



  • No, never!
  • Yes!
  • Yes, but only from my S.O. or a very close friend.


You will be able to change your vote.


iVillage Member
Registered: 07-14-2003
Sat, 07-19-2003 - 12:14pm
Hugs are okay, if it is someone I know. I have problems when the hug is too long or too tight. When my boundaries are crossed, hugging feels like being held down. I have tried to explain this to my daughter (she is 14 yrs old, and doesn't know about the SA) because she sometimes hugs me and makes me feel uncomfortable. Wierd huh, that my daughter could elicit those feelings. I can't explain it except I begin to panic when I can't move freely.

Katy

~~~~~Katy~~~~~

iVillage Member
Registered: 04-07-2003
Sat, 07-19-2003 - 12:22pm
Maybe another option could be added? I had to say no, but i love and live for the hugs from my son.
iVillage Member
Registered: 03-25-2003
Sat, 07-19-2003 - 12:52pm
sometimes i want a hug sooo badly

but they still scare me.

but the thought of a gentle caring hug comforts us on the inside

Nancy

iVillage Member
Registered: 05-14-2003
Sat, 07-19-2003 - 11:01pm
I voted only from S.O. or other people I'm close to. This is different from how I would have voted several years ago. I used to hug everybody. I have become a lot more guarded in the last while.
HeidiRose

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