Session Rate: $100/hour + Travel fee for out-calls
New York, NY
We all need to feel accepted unconditionally—with all of our flaws and with all the ways in which we might be deemed “different”. A cuddle session with me provides an opportunity to fulfill that need in a safe, warm environment free of judgment. Volunteering for an LGBT helpline taught me the importance of empathy and gave me plenty of training and experience in active non-judgmental listening. In my cuddle sessions, I utilize the approaches learned there. I warmly welcome clients of any and all orientations and gender identities.
My other goal is for you to come out of cuddle sessions feeling more confident in your ability to communicate your own needs and wants. It is only natural to become nervous when asking for a certain kind of (platonic) touch. We’re unsure about how the other will react, and that uncertainty, along with the fear of rejection, makes us hesitate. This apprehension can be overcome with practice given that both of us agree to only say Yes to what we would be genuinely happy to do and to say No to anything we wouldn’t feel 100% comfortable doing.
Session information from Casey
How we spend cuddle session time is up to you. Whether we are sitting next to each other holding hands, hugging, spooning, or just lying next to each other having a conversation, I aim to create a safe and warm atmosphere for you. Some people like talking during a cuddle session, while others prefer to cuddle in silence—either is okay!
My availability varies from week to week, so please state your preferred days/times when you initially contact me, and we can figure it out from there. That said, weekday daytimes generally work best. I live in Midtown West (Manhattan). I provide a cozy setup for cuddle sessions. I have an aroma diffuser and a few essential oils to choose from. We can also play music—please feel free to bring your own suggestions/playlists. Please be aware that this is a four-story walk-up and that I share the apartment with one human and two feline roommates. They don’t come into the cuddle space but might be around in the apartment.
Alternatively, I could travel to your home or any other suitable location of your choice. I’m willing to travel to anywhere in Manhattan, as well as some parts of Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx that are accessible by subway. My travel fee is $50/hr, but I waive it for 2-hour-long (or longer) sessions. If you are requesting an out-call, please describe the space when you contact me.
I like to have a brief conversation over either email or Skype before a cuddling session in order to establish some familiarity and better understand what your expectations are.