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OffbeatMeet the Professional Cuddler Who Makes $80 an Hour Snuggling Clients

13:20  11 january  2019
13:20  11 january  2019 Source:   insideedition.com

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The sessions last between one and four hours , at $ 80 an hour , Marie said, but there are rules. All clients must be clothed at all times and the relationship is There are many reasons for seeking the services of a pro cuddler , according to Marie. “I get single people, people who are happily married

Each professional cuddler is just as unique as our clients . Take your time to ask questions, and communicate what you’re looking for in a cuddling session. Each professional cuddler is there to listen, comfort, console, encourage, and journey with you throughout every cuddle.

Meet the Professional Cuddler Who Makes $80 an Hour Snuggling Clients© Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. From a simple hug to full-on spooning, Robin Marie of Kansas City, Missouri, makes about $40,000 a year offering professional cuddling services, according to SWNS.

Do what you love, as the saying goes. And what Robin Marie loves is cuddling.

From a simple hug to full-on spooning, Marie of Kansas City, Missouri, makes about $40,000 a year offering professional cuddling services, according to SWNS.

"It’s very rewarding," Marie said. "It causes the body to release oxytocin, the 'bonding hormone,' which makes us feel happier and less stressed."

The sessions last between one and four hours, at $80 an hour, Marie said, but there are rules. All clients must be clothed at all times and the relationship is platonic.

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What are professional cuddlers ? Put simply, they're people who get paid to platonically snuggle with clients . Here are some professional cuddler facts that explain why we should maybe shine a light into the dimly lit room of platonic spoons and squeezes - for an easy $ 80 an hour .

For $ 80 (USD) per hour , Ali snuggles up with clients at her Manhattan studio apartment for a "cuddle therapy" session. Currently Ali is working with three other professional cuddlers to develop guidelines that would establish industry standards and educate aspiring professional cuddlers .

“In the summer gym shorts is OK, as long as they come below the middle of the thighs," she added.

There are many reasons for seeking the services of a pro cuddler, according to Marie. “I get single people, people who are happily married, unhappily married, widowed, divorced, people in monogamous relationships and those with multiple partners," she said.

“Many people find it difficult to ask for what they want or need in life and seeing a cuddling professional can really help with that."

Marie, who went full-time in the career about a year and a half ago, has her own robust dating life separate from her job. "My boyfriends have been fine with it," she said. "They know that it’s not sexual at all."

She said her services have not only helped her clients, but herself as well.

“I have fibromyalgia and I’ve definitely noticed a reduction in pain, an improvement in my sleep, an increase in energy and a general reduction in my stress," she said. "... Cuddling has really helped me to go with the flow a lot more."

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