"Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid" ~ Albert Einstein - Focus on where your strengths lie, not your weaknesses.
Though, as someone who doesn't like physical contact much, make sure these are all to your comfort level too. If you don't want him to wrap his arms around you, that's ok, as long as it's your choice not a reaction to his.
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