I’ve confused people. They can’t tell if I’m socially awkward or socially inept.
Which reminds me of that old sports quote from a coach to a player, “Son, are you ignorant or apathetic?” The reply? “I don’t know and I don’t care.”
Anyway, I’m kinda both – especially when it comes to hugging. The bro hug is that thing that starts as a classic handshake and morphs into a kind of shoulder bump, half hug. I don’t really get who you’re supposed to go bro with. A really good friend might be someone who hates freaking hugging and that’s one of the reasons he’s a really good friend. Or he’s such a good friend you don’t want to do a bro hug because it seems phony or too common. You see guys meeting for the first time and they go in for the