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...and facial oils, dandruff, etc. OMG!!!
I'm sure we're not the only two who think that way!
I love you! I knew you'd be on the same wavelength!
As for others, I think until we mention these things, no, they don't really think of them, lol!
Beyond all the hygiene issues, I have very firm boundaries and don't like people in my space unless they are invited. And it takes me a while to be sure I want to let someone in. But once I do, I am very comfortable. Interestingly, I am more comfortable with casually touching others than receiving those touches. It has taken a lot of work to become more open and accepting of hugs and such. I remember being shocked when I started my first day at my high school and the returning girls (who attended the lower school there) were all hugging each other. I eventually was doing the same thing by the time I graduated, lol. I am sensitive to the fact other people may not welcome touches, so I tend to hold back when I would be willing to hug them for example and I wait for a signal from them. It is so awkward to have someone start to hug you and you don't want it, or you start it and it's clear they are not into it.