Adult friend finger
The gesture dates as far back as 423 BC when Ancient-Greek comic-playwright Aristophanes used the gesture in his play,.
The raising of one’s middle finger (also referred to as “giving someone the finger,” “flipping someone off,” or “flipping the bird”) is a traditionally obscene gesture in Western culture.
It began some time in my late teens or early twenties, though it’s impossible to isolate when, because I wasn’t aware that I was doing anything at all for a long time.
Here’s what I do: I pick, bite, chew and otherwise harm the skin of my fingers, and especially my thumbs.
" And with that, even as his eyes were lifted up to gloat on his prize, he stepped too far, toppled, wavered for a moment on the brink, and then with a shriek he fell.
I’m ashamed of what feels like uniquely, viscerally ugly behavior, the mess of skin and bone and chewing, all so animal. Since I became aware of this thing that I do, I’ve noticed more and more acquaintances of mine, mostly women, who do some version of it.
They are often high achieving, attractive, successful women, women whose general appearances don’t cohere with this habit.
The day they met they talked for a long time, though he couldn't recall much of what they said. (Les doigts sur les vitres - Laissent des traces sur elles; - Les doigts sur le corps - En laissent d'invisibles.)” ― “Hold me like you hold the hand of a little kid who needs you in loneliness, bite my fingers like you bite a giggling kid in front of her friends, and play with me like you play with a kid who only has a few days to live.” ― tags: against, cale, destruction, easier, easy, english-quote, englishman, finger, four, frase, gash, god, hand, heart, hoffman, last, left, love, man, pain, paul, people, prefer, price, quote, reason, scratch, soul, tomas, understand, world “As sonner began as sooner finished... I feel it, I see it and I smell you have done something..., didn't you?? If all the fingers were long and straight, it would be impossible for us to work, hold or catch anything easily!
What he did recall was the special feeling on his back, and the indefinably thrilling sensation it brought to his mind and body. If there was no thumb, then human civilisation would lag way behind!