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Look, I don't like being touched by strangers. I enjoy a hug with a friendly new acquaintance, but the physical intimacy stops there. I'm not even that into cuddling with close friends -- except in the cases of death or a breakup.

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An undirected spooning urge simply never arises in me. OK, for puppies. Only for puppies. For me, snuggling other humans is intimate, special and not always, but often, sexual -- or post-sexual.

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The kind of erotic that lies beyond just physical intimacy. All of that is to say, I might be the very last person on the face of this planet who should review an app that is essentially the Tinder of cuddling. So instead of reviewing Cuddlrwhich launches in the iTunes store on Thursday, I've decided to interview the founder to try to make sense of snuggle matchmaking.

But first, here's how it works: You log on, link up with your Facebook profile and start browsing for nearby cuddle partners.

Cuddlr matches users with people nearby who just want to hug or lie around together

If someone looks especially smush-able, you send them a cuddle invite and they have 15 minutes to accept it. If all goes well, the app then le you to each other for a body-pressing sesh in public or private, wherever you want.

Afterward, you evaluate the cuddle, which allows users to warn each other off bad cuddlers, a category that could quite plausibly include anything from someone with bad personal hygiene to someone with roving hands. Did I mention that Cuddlr is so committed to this platonic ideal that it omits users' age and gender?

But again, highly selective snuggler over here! Plenty of people crave nonsexual touch from strangers and friends alike, as evidenced by the fact that cuddle parties are a thing and have been for a long while now. I certainly don't want to "yuck" anyone's "yum" -- or soundless, totally-not-sexual enjoyment, as it were.

You be your own judge of whether our society is ready to embrace nonsexual but intimate touch with strangers.

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I spoke with founder Charlie Williams about spooning styles, snuggle creepers and why cuddling is more intimate, but requires less commitment, than a first date. How much information will you learn about a person from their profile? Are they dense Match. The profiles are very streamlined as a matter of de.

Traditional dating sites like Match. What we tried to do with Cuddlr is take away as much of that as possible. Straight people might not go on a date with someone of the same gender, but may consider cuddling them. Why did you decide to start the app? The app idea came from our deer, Jeff Kulak. I sketched out some screen flow ideas and shared an early demo with Jeff.

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He gave it the de look that you see, and then it was all about fit and finish, and making sure people could go from downloading the app to finding people to actually cuddling with them as seamlessly as possible. Do adults really want to cuddle with strangers?

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I think we do. Not all strangers, of course. Do you expect people to leave it at cuddling?

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Cuddling takes communication, respect for boundaries, and self-control. Some people will, of course, want to do more than cuddle. Sex is a great thing too, but there are other apps for that. Use Cuddlr when you want to hold and be held, to feel like all is right with the world, and to have a simple connection without expectation.

A first-of-it’s-kind question landed in my inbox a few days ago…

Will most of your customers be using cuddling as a dating litmus test -- in other words, will it be a way to vet potential dates or is it just cuddling for cuddling's sake? Some people interested in dating will welcome the simplicity it offers: meet for a short time in a public place and experience the other person, without weeks or months of trading messages first. What's the cuddling protocol? Does it start immediately?

Do you chat first? What if you realize that in-person you're a little creeped out by your would-be cuddle partner? Would you say a cuddle meet-up is more or less intimate than a typical first date? So you talk a lot about who you both are, what makes you tick, and possibly check each other out physically as well.

If you like it, you can cuddle again.

If you both decide you want to date, you can date. If you want to form a chess club, you can do that. But the core experience is just to enjoy the moment. Will people really be using the app for platonic cuddling? I hope so!

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Is this part of a broader backlash to, or desire to escape from, Tinder? So in that sense they are more or less opposite. Sticky Header Night Mode.

In a totally nonsexual way, they swear! salon spoke to cuddlr's creator about the pleasures of platonic embraces

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