We all know every now and then all we need is a good cuddle. And to get the whole concept of a cuddle party first you need to understand why human touch is so important. Every now and then all you need is a good hug, but in today's crazy world though surrounded by people everywhere some people can go without human touch for days, weeks or in some cases months.
That makes me feel sad just thinking about it.
Being "touched" on a regular basis is important as a way to feel connected to others and bond for sure. But did you know that it can also reduce anxiety by making us feel more secure, and can even lower your blood pressure? It's also important to give our brains the sensory stimulation it craves and helps us to keep a positive attitude.
So cue the cuddle party (or cuddle puddle as it's sometimes known as!) making its way over from the States.
The cuddle party is a social event enabling those attending to share affectionate touch in a no-expectation, no pressure and friendly environment according to their needs, desires, interests and very importantly boundaries. But before you get, erm, excited, this is a non-sexual thing.
OK OK but what exactly goes on inside a cuddle party? Let's follow a first timer cuddle party goer and her journey from her misconceptions to the real deal and find out just that in this video...
So what do you think...could cuddle parties take off in Singapore? Is Singapore in need of some good old cuddle therapy? At the moment, cuddle parties are by private invite only, so you need to know someone in the know. Keep an open mind and you never know, an invitation might be extended to you at sometime in the future too!