Dating and cuddling

Posted by / 13-Nov-2017 14:24

Dating and cuddling

Caveat cuddler: Despite our best efforts, it’s not exactly warm and fuzzy out there.Unless, of course, you kept your partner awake all night because you sleep like a starfish and have no concept of personal space.Since hugs are good for you, and carry little inherent risk, that doesn’t make a lot of sense.It also echoes an argument made by the “cuddle party” gurus of the early aughts: “We live in a very touch-deprived society,” the self-proclaimed sex coach Reid Mihalko once said.It also relies on the same core philosophy: That, given the opportunity, people will use their phones to make connections with each other — in this case, unsexy, platonic connections that just so happen to involve lots of physical touch. Call it the app equivalent of the popular Internet axiom, Rule 34: “If it exists, there is porn of it.” It doesn’t matter how much Cuddlr insists the app is for free hugs only — in its seven days in the App Store, it’s already turned to distinctly less PG purposes.

which brings us back to that core idea that only the socially destitute would rely on such an app.) It would be nice if our society, and our brains, weren’t wired that way, of course.

When it comes to a new relationship, you need to set the sleeping boundaries up right away.

There's no room in happy romances for someone who snores relentlessly, sleeps on your arm, or swivels into the blanket like a frightened piglet.

"People who get the proper amount of sleep feel better, look better, and are overall in better health." When you sleep, your brain and body get to recover from a hard day's work.

Not getting enough snooze time will leave you cranky, irritable, and will totally mess with your grip on reality. If you aren't getting enough sleep, your sex life will suffer dramatically.

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Scrolling around Charlie Williams’s new app, Cuddlr — proudly billed as the “Tinder for cuddling” — you get the sense that maybe Williams hasn’t spent a whole lot of time online.

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