Buzz·Posted on Dec 23, 201618 Moments You'll Only Understand If You Detest Physical ContactWe can have a conversation without you holding onto my arm, thank you very much.by Beatriz SerranoRedactora de BuzzFeed, EspañaFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Physical contact. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF 20th Century Fox It's the 21st century, yet some people STILL consider it necessary.There are two extremes of people: those who are too busy with their heads buried in their phones to waste time on actual human interaction and those who believe that physical contact is essential to successful communication. WHY?! 1. The indescribable terror you feel when you run into an acquaintance on the street, and they lean in to hug you. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Walt Disney Productions PLEASE, SIR, I BARELY KNOW YOU. 2. You don't understand how humans (the most "civilized" beings in the animal kingdom) have come to equate tickling with "fun." Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Nickelodeon / Via Fanpop And even with flirting! I'm sorry, but tickling me will not make me fall hopelessly in love with you. It will only make me want to hurt you. 3. Or why some people feel the need to tap you on the shoulder to get you to listen to them during a conversation. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC "What are you doing? What do you want?" 4. You can tolerate the first tap. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF BBC / Via Tumblr After all, some people just have weird social tendencies. 5. But then he gives you a second tap on the arm. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF RCA Records / Via Tumblr Okay, come on! I can hear you without you touching me. 6. And sometimes even A THIRD TAP. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Mirage Enterprises / The Weinstein Company Okay, that's the last straw. 7. Your SO tells you that you're "not a very affectionate person." Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF The CW We are rational animals. There is no need for us to constantly be all over each other like freaking rabbits. 8. And if you're single, if someone is a bit too handsy while flirting with you, they become instantly repulsive in your eyes. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Paramount Pictures It's like magic. 9. You always feel guilty for not hugging and kissing every single cousin, aunt, uncle, and dog before leaving a family gathering. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Fox I love you all dearly, but isn't this just a bit ridiculous? Words can be just as effective to show affection! 10. The pit in your stomach that you get when you realize that you'll have to brave the crowds to do your holiday shopping. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF AMC Although you may have resorted to online shopping for this very reason. Genius. 11. You've occasionally dodged a kiss from YOUR MOM. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF ABC Family HAVE YOU NO HEART?! 12. If a friend tells you some bad news, you're not entirely sure how long your hug should last. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Heyday Films / Warner Bros You start to pull away, but then realize that they weren't quite done, so you go back in, pretending the awkward moment never happened. 13. When a friend hugs you because you "look like you need it." Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF ABC / Via Tumblr For future reference: I never need it. 14. The animal you relate to the most is the hedgehog. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Tumblr / Via Hilarious Gifs 15. The cactus is your spirit animal. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Fox 16. When you arrive at a party and realize you have to greet everyone. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Lionsgate / Color Force 17. Or when you have to go and you can't simply wave goodbye. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Warner Bros. Pictures / Bazmark Films / Red Wagon Productions 18. And, of course, everyone is always shocked to realize that you never actually hated them. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Logo tv / Via Tumblr You just didn't want to touch them. This post was translated from Spanish.