Today (21st January) is reportedly World Cuddle Day, and while it seems like most of us singles won’t be celebrating it in the literal sense (well, unless you live in New Zealand where the prime minister didn’t completely f**k the country re covid-19), it’s something most of can admit the pure power and comfort of.
You just can’t beat a good hug. FACTS. And there’s a ton of evidence to support why; firstly, they release oxytocin (that’s the feel-good hormone), they boost our immune system, relieve stress and reduce social anxiety.
If that doesn’t make you want to grab the nearest person and throw your arms around them, well, maybe you’re Melania Trump.
Check out these gorgeous queer couples embracing the cuddle.