HH people need so much a loving touch, a caress from a friend or a lover. Think about it, how pathetic it is that they are so dependent on this. A person has to be a lot stronger than that. If he can't get past this how will he ever get anywhere?
This is about Rabbi Nachman of Bresluv (Breslov, Bratslov), now known as Na Nach Nachmu Nachmun MayUman! This is about his chasid and chief disciple Rabbi Natan, it's about the Saba, the Baal HaPetek.