Comm 308 paper 2

Comm 308 paper 2 - Jamie Mortakis Communication 308 Some...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Jamie Mortakis Communication 308 October 27, 2009 Some people like being touched. Touch is comforting, intimate, and can make a person feel happy and safe. Being touched by someone can make a person smile, cheer them up for one minute, and just turn a bad day around. It is even said that a person will heal faster with touch. I understand touching can be a good thing, but I on the other hand am not a person for touch. I only like to be touched when it is appropriate. A greeting and a goodbye are both acceptable touches to me. I believe I am not a touchy person because in my house affection was never really shown. We would hug occasionally or kiss on the cheek if we had not seen each other in a while. Other then those few moments we did not touch. We only hugged if someone passed away, and we only cried when that happened too. I do not technically mind being touched but too much is unnecessary. I get uncomfortable when people touch me doing conversation. I hate being touched when I am sleeping the most. I do not even let my boyfriend cuddle with me if I am sleeping or trying to sleep. I believe people touch me more then I touch them. Some people think it is funny to touch me. I tense up when someone touches me, especially when I do not see it coming. I am rather claustrophobic as well. I once passed out in the PRT because too many people were touching me. I mind being touched, but the people who I speak to the most know and understand my feelings about touch. They try there best to over touch me. My biggest thing though it hugging goodbye. I make sure I hug the people I care about
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
goodbye. I lost my best friend, he was 22 years old, and I did not hug him goodbye before he die. I do not want that to ever happen again. The only people I like to touch are my family, my boyfriend, and my closest friends. I do not get to see my family very often, so I will normally greet my mother, father, and sister with a kiss on the cheek. The rest of my family will probably receive a hug. My mother’s father has hugged me one time in my whole life; it was after my
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Page1 / 5

Comm 308 paper 2 - Jamie Mortakis Communication 308 Some...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online