I keep seeing articles come up about not shaking hands anymore. I’m all for it.
Handshakes were always awkward for me. First, because I usually had pretty sweaty hands (not so much anymore for some reason) so I just kind of just mostly avoided them, and then because I was avoiding them I was less familiar with them so it was just never really that comfortable for me. Actually now that I think about it, it might have something to do with some of my trouble holding on to close friends growing up.
Anyway, I still mostly just avoid handshakes to this day, so it won’t be too weird for me to come up with a gesture that I try to normalize instead.