Hanna McLean

To cuddle or to snuggle?

When Mary Reid moved to Vancouver to work in the legal field, she had a difficult time finding someone to snuggle. “I had some bad encounters when I tried to find cuddle buddies,” she says. “Life is so busy and so on, I thought if I needed this service, probably a lot of other people would.” [...]

Going the distance for love

Like narrowly missing the bus, or losing your luggage at the airport, being in a long distance relationship, for whatever reason, often elicits sympathy for the couple separated geographically. Erika Cole, a third-year commerce student at Dalhousie University, is bracing herself for this kind of sympathetic comforting from family and friends. [...]