The Snuggle Party Guidebook: Create Deeper Friendships, Decrease Loneliness, & Enjoy Nurturing Touch Community
Dave Wheitner & Amy Baker
This book can be downloaded and read in Apple Books on your Mac or iOS device.
2015 Indie Book Awards Finalist, Relationships.
In just a few weeks, you can be hosting platonic touch-positive events, enjoying warmer friendships, creating a supportive tribe, and resonating with others on a deeper heartfelt level.
Packed with knowledge of experts from a long-established snuggling community, this book gives you a wealth of tools to spark change: * an explanation of snuggle parties and how they can change lives * 25 touch-positive games and activities to introduce others to snuggling * snuggle party rules * identification of internal barriers to enjoying physical affection * tips on attracting other snugglers, even if you're a bit shy * ideas for creating a safe, comfortable cuddle environment * tips on sexuality, gender, couples, dating, and cultural diversity * pointers on self-care and getting support, such as money and volunteers * strategies for managing social and emotional dynamics * ways platonic cuddling can complement and enhance romantic relationships *
This book has much to offer for anyone who desires more physical affection and intimacy. It may be especially powerful for: those grieving loss of a partner due to divorce or death, those in addictions recovery who want to abstain from romantic and sexual relationships, young adults who crave more touch but aren't ready for a romantic relationship, partners separated due to military service, people seeking support following a geographic relocation, individuals in residential care settings, and those considering careers in the growing field of professional snuggling and cuddling.