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Re: One project > survey


Family - everyone gets hugs. Friends, dito, unless someone is truly
uncomfortable or says no hugs. Degree of hug varies too. So I guess I'm A.,
but try to be sensitive that some folks just don't want hugs. If someone
looks like they need a hug, I offer, don't insist.
----- Original Message -----
From: <kmrsy@comcast.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, December 30, 2004 1:53 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] One project > survey


> I think that's wonderful, Donna. I wish I could be more like that. To
> tell you the truth, though, I am in better shape now than during her
> last visit. I'm just not a particularly sociable person and consequently
> I'm sort of torn betwen wanting to just do what I want and feeling like
> a terrible host.
>
>
> Here's an example:
> I reallllllllllly hate all the hugging people want to do all the time
> now. You can't say a simple "Hey that was great fun! Thanks for inviting
> me. See you soon!", without someone glombing on to you, grabbing you
> with both arms and dragging you into their bosom.
>
>
> So, survey time:
> A: "Hugs all-around! I'm touchy-feely. Anyone within grabbing distance!
> Hello! Goodbye! Oh, just c'mere and give me a great big hug!!!!!"
>
> B:  "Hugs ok if appropriate - which is rarely.  Keep your distance."
>
> Which one are you?  A or B?
>
> Kitty
>
> -------------- Original message --------------
>
> > well sorry Kitty- thought you were having a good
> > time...
> >
> > I am conditioned for houseguests and they really don't
> > bother me... eveyone gets the ground rules ahead of
> > time... here is your space and my life doesnt stop
> > cause you are here.
> >
> > Friends from vegas come twice a year for about 2-3
> > months each time. We have worked out this well.... we
> > each do our own thing, sometimes together -- sometimes
> > apart. Works for us.
> >
> > Donna
> >
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