147: The Sexual Science of Cuddling

Cuddling on the couch is a favorite activity of many healthy relationships. Cuddling is very much in mainstream culture, and yet it can be complicated and filled with nuance. Listen to today’s show to learn how to navigate the comfy, cozy and sometimes sexual world of cuddling.

In this episode we discuss relationship advice topics that include:

  • Understand the general differences between male and female desires from cuddling.
  • Find out if cuddling should always lead to sex?
  • Learn the science of cuddling and why it can feel so good and be such a positive element of a healthy relationship.
  • How to cuddle in a way that is best for your partner.
  • And much more!

Dr. Sarah Hunter Murray is a sex researcher and relationship therapist. She is passionate about challenging norms and stereotypes about men and women’s sex lives in order to promote stronger and more intimate relationships. She is a blogger for Psychology Today and Lifehack and is regularly sought after by media outlets, including Men’s Health, Elle and Today’s Parent for her expertise on sex, intimacy and romantic relationships.

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Episode Links

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