"Hey... You." The Art Of Awkward Hugs

Oct 15, 2019

You know the person well, or did, long ago.  So it wouldn't be enough to just shake hands or nod when you say hello.  But a hug...? 

Hugs are good for sharing warmth and humanity, but we get in situations where we're just not sure a hug is appropriate.  It's a rich vein of thought that Emily Flake explores in the slender book That Was Awkward: The Art and Etiquette of the Awkward Hug

Side hugs?  Leaning-over hugs?  Short, barely-touching hugs?   There are so many variations, and so many questions. 

Emily Flake visits to answer a few.