Day: January 12, 2021

Fragments on Fragments #27: Being Human in a Pandemic

Fragments on Fragments #27: Being Human in a Pandemic

The absence of touch has only occasionally been spoken of, but I am sure that it has been one of the most painful and demoralising aspects of the pandemic for very many. Touch is intimate and powerful, which is why inappropriate forms of touch can be so damaging. But equally, touch which affirms and expresses love is an extraordinarily important way of maintaining our health, psychologically, physically and spiritually.