Today I’m grateful and happy about the transcendent, amazing power of cuddling.
The other day I was talking with a friend of mine who said a guy she was dating for a while never cuddled and thought it was weird at first. She was amazed that someone lived their life without cuddling because in her words, cuddling is “good for your soul”. She’s right. It is. I don’t know why it is but just laying with someone in silence and breathing together and touching each other and being next to that person does something to you. It calms you. It makes you realize that everything else except that moment is unimportant. It solidifies your belief that people need people and those who disagree with that are wrong – fundamentally, tragically wrong. And that other people – the right other people – are important to you discovering who you are and what’s important. Cuddling affirms all of this and more. It is the time of quiet when you look into someone’s pretty blue eyes and see a reflection of your soul staring back at you. And you like it.