13 Things People Who Hate Physical Contact Know All Too Well

13 Things People Who Hate Physical Contact Know All Too Well

Keep a minimum distance of 3 feet away from me at all times.


For some reason, today people have no sense of boundaries. Everyday people think it's okay to randomly deliver unsolicited physical contact to COMPLETE STRANGERS. Whether it be hugging, poking, touching someones back, grabbing their arm, or what have you, people can't seem to keep their hands to themselves. But there are some of us out there that not only dislike physical contact but downright hate it. Here are 13 things only people who hate physical contact will understand:

1. When someone you barely know tries to hug you

Woah, woah, WOAH OKAY. I barely let my friends hug me and I don't even know you. It takes years to let people I like hug me, so can you like, not do that? AND WHY ARE YOU HUGGING ME FOR SO LONG THIS IS THE WORST.

2. When people feel the need to stand 2 inches away from you while you're talking

Hey, have you ever heard of this thing called a bubble? WELL, YOU'RE IN MINE. Can you please back up about 3 feet to continue this conversation so I don't feel like you're basically on top of me. All I can think about is punching you if you get any closer to me.

3. When random people tap you to get your attention or just randomly touch you during conversation

Why? Why is this needed? First off, if you need my attention I have a name. Second off, there is no need to put your hands on me to continue this conversation. Keep your hands away from me before I snap your fingers.

4. People always complain that you "aren't an affectionate person"

There's plenty of ways to show affection by not having my hands all over you. I'm not sorry that I don't want to superglue my body to yours. Now, get off of me because I feel like I can't breathe.

5. When you're in a bad mood and people say "someone needs a hug"

No, the last thing I need (ESPECIALLY when I'm in a bad mood) is a hug. If you want to get hit, go ahead, try it. If you don't, get the hell away from me.

6. You don't like telling people bad news in fear they're going to try and physically comfort you

Just because I'm upset does not warrant you to put your hands on me. Get away.


Don't you even dare try this. Don't. You. Dare.

8. People think that you're just really mean

I can be a nice person. As long as you keep your hands off of me, we'll get along just fine. Just DON'T TOUCH ME.

9. People don't understand when you tell them you don't like physical contact

Look, if I know you and I'm comfortable with you that's a different story. But if not, I do not want your hands anywhere near me.

10. You are so bad at comforting people

Can I offer you some encouraging words instead of a hug while you cry?

11. When someone turns a high five into a hand hug

What do you think you're doing? Why did you think this was a good idea? I gave you a high five, was that not enough? I have so many questions.

12. People always ask "were you not loved as a child?"

First off, why would you even ask that question? Second off, my parents were very loving. Just because I don't like physical contact doesn't mean I wasn't loved as a child, what is wrong with you?

13. You have a very small group of people that are allowed to touch you

Family and close friends that I'm comfortable with, none of this applies to you. And just because I let some people touch me does not mean I have to be okay with everyone else touching me.

Do yourself, and me, a favor and PLEASE do not try and force physical contact on me. If I'm comfortable enough with you, you'll know. If not, keep your hands off of me.

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100 Of The Best Vines Of All Time

Hi, welcome to Chili's!

Not to be dramatic, but the Vine app was the best thing to ever happen to me.

The Vine app truly understood me and my extremely odd sense of humor. When it was shut down, I felt like a part of me shut down with it. Luckily, I still have the ability to reflect on the good times that I had with Vine. Although there aren't any new Vine videos keeping my spirit alive, the Vine videos from the past are enough to keep me going.

This is way overdue, but here are the 100 best Vines to ever exist (in no particular order).

1. You better stop.

2. Come get y'all juice.

3. WTF is up Kyle.

4. That is NOT correct.

5. Mr. Postman.

6. Good evening.

7. This is your space, this is your area.

8. Honestly not sure what to title this one, but it's great so.

9. Someone help Elmo.

10. Pst...what?

11. Can I get a waffle?

12. Welcome back to Jesus Christ Hotline.

13. Oooooh, my boy going to school.

14. Lebron James.

15. #1 Dad.

16. Two bros chillin' in the hot tub.

17. Iz the fourth of July.

18. You have to say that you're fine and you're not really fine.

19. Tweaka Tweaka.

20. Hi, welcome to Chili's.

21. What up, I'm Jared.

22. If you wanna be a dog, RUFF.

23. When you think you look fresh, but your fish disagrees.

24. Rat in Walmart.

25. I'm dying... without me?

26. White ppl will turn anything into a casserole.

27. So you just gonna bring me a birthday gift on my birthday to my birthday party on my birthday with a birthday gift.

28. You want a french fry? Eat a french fry.

29. ifyoulikemakingloveatmidnight.

30. Ms. Keisha.

31. Girl you're thicker than a bowl of oatmeal.

32. My cinnamon apple.

33. Two shots of vodka.

34. Whoever threw that paper.

35. Wow.

36. Do the math.

37. Rip your face off.

38. Fed up teacher.

39. You can't kill me.

40. Look at me now snake.

41. Walking a duck.

42. No matter when you pause this one, it's hilarious.

43. I don't even understand this one.

44. I dropped my hot pocket.

45. I thought you were American.

46. I can't swim.

47. I wanna be a cowboy.

48. I look like Mona Lisa.

49. Look at this graph.

50. Yungman.

51. Squidward dabbing

52. Living with Nicholas Cage.

53. If Tinder had video profiles.

54. Why you always lying.

55. Chicken wing ch-chi-chicken wing.

56. Uh my chicle.

57. Love the Nickleback version.

58. Any excuse to nae nae.

59. I want to be famous.

60. That's my opinion.

61. There she goes.

62. I have to restart my potatoes.

63. And they don't stop coming.

64. Cat horn.

65. Who is she.

66. The bob.

67. Summertime.

68. Do I look like.

69. Nice Ron.

70. Mom hearing 'Only' by Nicki Minaj for the first time.

71. Happy fourth of July.

72. I'm washing me and my clothes.

73. Nickel the creatorback.

74. Give me your money.

75. U stoopid.

76. Shrek at school.

77. Patricia honey can you be quiet.

78. No baby.

79. You've got a big storm coming.

80. Out shopping with my coven.

81. Extreme makeover home edition.

82. They were roommates.

83. White girl trying to remember the day she was born.

84. xoxo, gossip girl.

85. Big time rush.

86. Scared grandma throwing milk.

87. Suicide fairy.

88. Zoey 101 microwave.

89. When you leave your makeup on after a night out.

90. Crazy skateboarding tricks.

91. Noodle head.

92. Under all that makeup.

93. Marriage goals.

94. Boy putting on lipstick.

95. When you walk past your friend's class.

96. Clear elevator jamming.

97. #RunningManChallenge

98. T-T-T-T-Target.

99. We all have a lot of laughs.

100. High school musical.

Honestly, I still can think of 100 more of the greatest vines of all time... but I guess I should stop now.

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14 Moments In Finals Season, As Told By The Cast Of 'Friends'

Things that every college student can relate to at the end of the semester.


It's that time of year - the one that every college student inevitable dreads. The semester is coming to a close and Thanksgiving break has just ended, allowing for nothing short of stress and uproar from college students across the globe. Deadlines are fast approaching and finals have snuck up silently, allowing for terror to course through every limb.

We're all familiar with the popular 90s television show, "Friends." It deems all too real that the cast always seemed to understand how every college student feels at this time of the year. Here are fourteen "moods" that Rachel, Ross, Chandler, Joey, Phoebe, and Monica, always seemed to understand.

1. "You had all week to do your homework"

ross geller

When you let your guard down and actually allow yourself to relax over break, avoiding any responsibility or school work that you were assigned.

2. When you get ANOTHER Canvas notification

oh my god

The buzz of our phones and ping of our laptops, notifying us of yet another assignment, will never fail to get our blood boiling.

3. When professors are convinced that we're going to fail out

dont know

Every threatening thing a professor says to us in order to scare us into studying isn't anything we haven't already heard before. Will, that change our habits, however? Probably not.

4. Convincing ourselves that we have everything under control


Sometimes, all it takes is a few motivational speeches to yourself to trick your mind into thinking that you have everything under control.

5. When your professors say you should study a minimum of 30 hours for the final

cows opinion

Everyone knows that no one will actually spend the amount of time they should be studying, studying.

6. When your stressed and decide to eat away your sorrows


Studying becomes too much and you turn to food for an outlet, somehow ending up with eight boxes of Canes and other takeout food lying around your dorm.

7. When your roommate has been rambling on for an hour about their chem exam


Everyone has their own problems during finals and the last thing they can do is try to help other people while simultaneously trying to help themselves.

8. When it is 10 degrees outside but you still have to make it to the review session

more clothes

Freezing temperatures may make you want to curl up in bed all day, but you know that you need any last help before taking the final.

9. When you're really not sure how you're going to survive the last two weeks


Going with the flow and assuming that everything will work out is a common mindset for all students. Whatever happens, happens.

10. When someone asks you to study with them

dont want to

As much as you know you need to study and get your work done, you just can't seem to get out of bed and convince yourself to do it.

11. When you "accidentally" stay up until 3 a.m. watching Netflix instead of studying

make decisions

Even though you know you should be doing other things, you do anything else to avoid your responsibilities, procrastinating until the very last minute.

12. When you receive a not-so-great score on an exam you actually studied for


We've all been there - studying and trying your hardest only to see a result that you were not expecting.

13. When you walk into an exam 10 minutes late


No matter how hard you try, you will inevitably lose track of time and somehow end up being late to something that you have been planning for, for so long.

14. Convincing yourself to keep going

give up

Although it seems like the world is coming to an end, it will all be over soon and you know you have to push through. As bad as the all-nighters and ten-page study guides sound now, it will be worth it in the end when you see the GPA that you have been working hard towards all year.

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