It is nothing against you. I am just not a hugger.
Aside from Beau and my children, hugs are awkward and weird for me.
With that said, I come from a family of huggers. So, there are a lot of weird moments at family get togethers.
I don't like touching other people in general. Not just hugs.
How do I react you ask?
Little did I know that Big has my same feelings about hugging.
Yesterday, we were swimming. Big said, "Mom, I forgot to tell you. Sarah (her school friend) told us she was going to a different school next year."
She has been out of school for almost a month and she is just now telling me this? Anyway...
I told her I was sorry that Sarah wouldn't be at her school next year.
She said, "Well, everyone started hugging her. Guess what Mom? I had to hug her too."
"Well, that was nice," I said.
"No Mom. It was weird. I just felt like since everyone else was hugging her, I couldn't just wave at her and say bye."
"Well, I am sure she was glad that you hugged her."
"It was weird. Just weird. I don't understand why you have to touch other people when they are sad. Weird."
I know Big, I know.