What does personal space mean to you in one word?
Personal space is the physical area surrounding a person that they feel comfortable with. It is important to respect boundaries and not invade someone else's personal space. We can help create a safe and respectful environment by being aware of the space around us.
Personal Space: An area that is considered to belong to an individual and is their own private space, which should not be invaded by others. Boundaries: A limit or boundary that defines and separates one's personal space from another person's space. Respect: To treat someone with consideration and honor, and to recognize and accept their personal space without invading it.
How much personal space do you need in order to feel comfortable?
- A lot
- Not very much
- None at all
In the United States, the ideal distance for personal space is 3-5 feet. In Japan, the ideal distance for personal space is 2 feet. In some parts of the world, people don’t have a concept of personal space and stand very close to each other when talking.
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