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Social Distancing

Social distancing. Every year there’s a list of the most used words or phrases released. I have no doubt that “social distancing” will be on that list. Not only have we been hearing it mentioned multiple times a day, but we can see it everywhere we look. 

Many restaurants are closed or have removed tables to all for adequate social distancing. There’s even tape on the floor at many checkout lines to mark the recommended distance we should be standing from the next person in line. Heck, the last in-person 12 step meeting I attended had the chairs set up about 3-4 feet apart in a giant circle.

Right now it’s affecting every part of our daily lives. Friends are anxious and worried and you just want to give them a hug and let them know it’ll be ok, but you can’t. 

No matter how much some of us try to deny it, we’re social creatures and nothing is more social than a wedding. It’s a day filled with hand shakes, hugs, and lot’s of love being poured out on one another. Guests sit elbow to elbow for the ceremony and gather around large tables for the reception. You pass bread and hang out with close talkers, then you pack in on the dance floor with even closer dancing.

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