Ever thought of a career change, au pair, gardener or professional cuddler? Yep its actually a thing, you can work as or if you wish hire a professional cuddler, you know just in case you need a hug.
Yen.com.gh discovered that a professional cuddler, Care Messer, explains that her job is to provide comfort to those who have lost a loved one, it's a sort of therapy to help cope with loss.
One of Messer's clients, Paul Dziazio, explains that he has used Messer's services for the past two years, he said it allows him to relax and be vulnerable without have to feel the need to keep his guard up according to .littlethings.com.
Dziazio's girlfriend is fine with it, that's right he has a free cuddler but hires one anyway. The girlfriend has discussed them with Dzazio and they have come to an understanding.
Professional cuddlers are there to provide comfort without any judgement, they receive hours of training on the correct cuddling methods to soothe their clients.
They call themselves 'cuddlists' and yes it really is a thing.