HDid you touch someone today? Throwing the cat into the garden or maneuvering the dog out of bed? Pets count. Maybe you made love – morning is by far the best time, isn’t it? Or did a little kid grab you with an annoying buttery paw? What about your friend’s hug when you met for coffee?
Covid and quarantine drained us all, but it hit singles of all ages with a particularly hard blow. Emphasizing isolation (even the smile of a stranger is diminished thanks to masks), loneliness, the longing for affection, the longing for touch and the warmth of another body next to ours. For example, if a man, my lawyer or landlord (fully masked,