You avoid contact of the first kind at all costs. Do you fear to feel other people? If you don’t get close to others, you won’t be betrayed or hurt. However, neither will you forget what loneliness is. A person can’t erase sadness forever. Everyone is alone. However, people can forget and so they are able to live.
Aha, it took me a while to understand, but this is Asuka forcibly taking Shinji’s second button and Shinji just have an expression of, holy shit what a pain in the ass. My poor Shinji-kun~