June 25, 2013 1:26 PM Subscribe
posted by I've a Horse Outside (175 comments total)
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“I think a lot of people don’t have someone in their life that they can receive comforting touch from on a regular basis." Since Jacqueline Samuels established The Snuggery
in 2012, similar services have cropped up in Portland
[Maybe NSFW] seems a bit more sexualized than its American counterparts; its website features models in revealing outfits and its services include (optional) slapping.
New York Magazine visited the Snuggery
[Maybe NSFW] and didn't enjoy it much: although the service doesn't discriminate on gender, both the author and her cuddler were uncomfortable cuddling another woman.
Metro has an interview
with a bit more info.