There is an interesting meme circulating the Interwebs recently called Hover Hands. The meme consists of showing pictures of nerdy guys with gorgeous women in which the male’s hands are hovering just inches from the female’s body, indicating the male’s fear of physicality with such women.
This hover hands epidemic amongst the vast majority of today’s beta male population is unfortunate. It clearly shows the lack of confidence and general insecurity of these men when a beautiful woman has her arms draped over them and yet the men are still afraid of resting their hands on the bare skin of a woman’s shoulder or back. It’s quite sad.
Protip: If a woman touches you, then it’s
ok recommended that you touch her back.
Here’s a few more examples of what NOT to do:
The next two technically are not hovering hands but just as bad, more like cowering pocket hands: