Adult friend finger
Out of the depths came his last wail precious, and he was gone.” ― “Why is it that one can look at a lion or a planet or an owl or at someone's finger as long as one pleases, but looking into the eyes of another person is, if prolonged past a second, a perilous affair? " 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. 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.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.
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!Then I realized that it wasn't a squirrel; it was a brown paper bag.” ― tags: 10, 1000, 10000, 1000000, anger, angry, away, encourage, finger, finger-pointing, food-for-thought, hand-shake, hatred, heal, israelmore-ayivor, kill, laugh, millions, people, smile, ten, ten-thousand, thousand, turn “He wasn't normally conscious of it, but there was one part of his body that was extremely sensitive, somewhere along his back. Then I will start with your legs finger by finger with axe... If all the fingers were long and straight, it would be impossible for us to hold or catch anything easily!This soft, subtle spot he couldn't reach was usually covered by something, so that it was invisible to the naked eye. If there were no thumb, then human civilisation would lag way behind!Dermatophagia is the formal name for it, and it falls under the umbrella of the broadly termed “body-focused repetitive behaviors,” which also includes trichotillomania, pulling out one’s hair, and trichophagia, eating one’s hair.It is estimated that up to 5 percent of the population engage in some behavior of this kind, and that it stems from attempts to self-soothe.Now, they have largely cemented into calluses that have grown over the creases of the knuckle.I don’t go around bleeding through Band-Aids any more, but I still stuff my hands into my pockets when a stranger on the train throws a curious glance in their direction, still delete pictures where I’ve given a thumbs up the wrong way around, still feel apologetic and tearful when my boyfriend has to gently remove my hand from my mouth during moments of high anxiety.In my mind, something almost remembered itself, but the fumes of turpentine were making me a little lightheaded; whatever memory was on the verge of coughing itself up was gone even before it materialized.Out the window, I could see a squirrel was stumbling erratically around in circles underneath the old basketball net. )” ― “The thumb may look like an ordinary finger, truly it is a miraculous gift from God!Like many other depressed teenage girls, I cut myself fairly routinely, a practice concentrated largely before I left home that lingered on sporadically into my early adulthood — until about the time that I began with my hands.The connection isn’t as direct as beginning to bite my hands once I gave up cutting myself — there isn’t so clear a line as that — but it does make me think about how self-injurious inclinations can change and disseminate as we get older.