Need a Great Big Hug.
Yin and Yang Hug
"Quick! Remind me - are they handshakers, huggers, single kissers, or kissers on both cheeks?"
Tags:meet, meets, meeting, greet, greet, greetings, couple, couples, awkward, handshake, handshaker, handshakers, hug, hugger, huggers, kiss, kissing, social interaction, cordial, gesture, gestures, gesturing, middle age, social, social interactions, interact, interacting, interactions, panic, panicking
"Do you know how much I love you?"
"I miss handshakes"
Tags:greet, greetings, formality, informality, informal, introduce, introductions, modern attitudes, modern views, handshake, handshakes, hug, hugs, hugging, cuddle, cuddling, awkwardness, touch averse, touch aversion, introvert, introversion, anti social, anti sociable, touch-averse, touch-aversion, welcome, welcomes, welcoming, traditional, traditionalist, traditional mindset, traditional views, old fashioned, old-fashioned, old fashioned attitudes, traditional attitudes, uncomfortable, discomfort, awkward, kiss, kissing
"I love you. We all love you. Now throw some strikes."
Tags:baseball, pitcher, pitchers, pitching coach, pitching coaches, pitching mound, pitching mounds, throwing strikes, fast ball, fast balls, curve ball, curve balls, coming to the mound, mound visit, mound visits, advice, love, encouragement, hug, hugs, hugging, hug it out, mlb, major league baseball, manager, managers, positive reinforcement
"I need a hug."
"Have I ever hugged you, Elkins?"
Tags:hug, hugs, hugging, display of affection, displays of affection, physical display, physical displays, psychobabble, affection, affectionate, withhold, withholds, withholding, hard to please, difficult to please, butler, butlers, driver, drivers, driving, limo, limos, limo driver, limo drivers, limousine, limousines, introvert, introverts, introversion, withdrawn
"I could use a hug."
Tags:tree, trees, tree hugger, tree huggers, tree-hugger, tree-huggers, hippy, hippies, logging, logger, loggers, lumberjack, lumberjacks, hug, hugs, cuddle, cuddles, tree stump, tree stumps, deforestation, forest, forests, wood, woods, environmental issue, green issue, green issues, environmental activist, environmental activists, environmental activism, global warming, woodcutter, woodcutters, wood cutter, wood cutters, wood-cutter, wood-cutters, sad, sadness, miserable, misery
"There's my very first school - where I learned how to hug."
"Does the doctor hug?"
Tags:physician, physicians, doctor, doctors, patient, patients, doctor visit, doctor visits, doctor office, hospital, hospitals, health-care, healthcare, health care, doctors office, doctor's office, bedside manner, bedside manners, new patient, new doctor, changing doctor, receptionist, receptionists, secretary, secretaries, hug, hugging, huggers, personal space, personal space issues, personal space issue
"There's an Officer Ripley inside who sure could use a hug."
Tags:teddy, teddies, teddy bear, teddy bears, soft toy, soft toys, officer, officers, policemen, policeman, police officer, police officers, cop, cops, suicidal, death wish, death wishes, death-wish, death-wishes, ledge, talking down, talk down, talk-down, cuddle, cuddles, hug, hugs, toy, toys, depression, depressed, mental health, mental state
"Be prepared when you meet Mr. Henderson. He gives hugs."
Tags:hug, hugs, bear hug, bear hugs, bear-hug, bear-hugs, hugger, huggers, hugging, cuddle, cuddles, boss, bosses, ceo, ceos, grizzly, grizzlies, bear, bears, etiquette, personal space, office etiquette, greetings, greeting, office politics, colleague, colleagues, co-worker, co-workers, coworker, coworkers, office etiquette, touchy feely, inappropriate, corporate hugging, hugging etiquette
"Full disclosure—I really need this hug."
Tags:sumo, affection, sumo wrestler, sumos, wrestle, wrestling, wrestler, wrestles, wrestlers, wrestling match, wrestling ring, sport, sports, contact sport, contact sports, affectionate, hug, hugging, cuddle, cuddling, grapple, grappling, grappler, grapples, grapplers, martial arts, martial art, culture, cultural, historical, timing, bad timing, honesty, openness, communication, communicate, communicating, feelings, feeling
'The grill senses the impending winter."
"We got the cactus account!"
Tags:cactus, cacti, businessman, businessmen, business man, business men, businessperson, business person, business people, tree, trees, plant, plants, hug, hugs, hugging, prickle, prickles, pricked, needle, needles, cactus needles, celebrate, celebration, finance, banker, bankers, sharp, skin, desert, deserts, thorn, thorns, celebrates
"Give me a hug. I can tell a lot about a man by the way he hugs."
Tags:interview, interviews, job interview, job interviews, job application, job applications, handshake, handshakes, hug, hugs, hugging, interview technique, interview techniques, interviewer, interviewers, personnel, personnel officer, personnel officers, new job, new jobs, surprise, surprises, personal space, personal boundaries
"Sorry, Claudia, I don't hug any more."
Tags:businessman, businessmen, coming home, returning home, relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, marriage, marriages, married life, couple, couples, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, hug, hugs, hugging, embrace, embraces, embracing, unromantic, physical contact
"Until the numbers improve I'm suspending the group hug.''
Tags:group hug, group hugs, hug, hugs, hugging, cuddle, cuddles, cuddling, pda, pdas, personal display of affection, personal displays of affection, downturn, downturns, board room, board rooms, meeting, meetings, executive, executives, stockholder, stockholders, stock, stocks, profit, profits, decline, declines, declining, hardship, hardships, economic hardship, display of affection, displays of affection, consequence, consequences
"To play it safe, I've stopped shaking hands and hugging."
Tags:porcupine, porcupines, porcupine spike, porcupine spikes, play it safe, playing it safe, hugging, hug, hugs, shaking hands, shake hands, hygiene, personal hygiene, social distance, social distancing, covid-19, corona, coronavirus, corona virus, pandemic, pandemics, epidemic, epidemics, disease, diseases, flu, flus, illness, sickness, virus, viruses
"Let's break for twenty minutes so everybody can get a hug."
No Free Hugs
Tags:free hugs, homeless, homelessness, no hugs, hug, hugs, personal space, invading personal space, inflated prices, inflation, panhandler, panhandlers, panhandling, begging, beg, begs, beggar, beggars, covid-19, covid 19, corona, coronavirus, novel coronavirus, corona virus, novel corona virus, pandemic, pandemics, self-isolation, social distancing
"I've seen the best minds of my generation renounce a firm handshake in favor of hugging!"
Tags:businessmen, businessman, handshake, handshakes, hug, hugs, workplace hug, workplace hugs, workplace hugging, corporate culture, corporate environment, best minds, brightest minds, fad, fads, trend, trends, trendy, disillusionment, disillusioned, socialising, social skills, socializing, networking, business networking
The vice-president in charge of sincerity
Tags:business meeting, business meetings, businessmen, businessman, vice-president, exec, execs, executives, executive, senior executives, senior executive, meeting, meetings, sincerity, sincere, overly sincere, hug, hugs, bear hug, inappropriate hugs, inappropriate, praise, excessive praise, rewards and recognition, businesslike, unbusinesslike, unbusinesslike behaviour, unbusinesslike behavior