Community Pot Luck CANCELLED Share the joy of touch is still on at 5 PM

We are going to do something different in September and begin with a Pot Luck. Other groups who have not attended Cuddle Party will be included and invited to stay after the pot luck if they choose.  The "regular" group that is currently meeting is WONDERFUL and my space does not allow us to expand much more. So, not sure how we will limit the numbers, but we will take our chances and see what happens.

Pot Luck:  1-4p(ish) 

Cuddle party: 5-8p (please arrive 10 min, and doors close at 5:10, late comers will not be admitted once the doors close, this creates an inviting space where everyone is on the same page from the beginning)  

Any questions please send me, Jodie, or Suzann a message!  Also our phone #s are listed below.

Each month a great group meets to share affectionate nurturing touch. As you can see from others comments, it works! If you would like to join us, please register early as the space is limited -- but if you change your mind, please change your rsvp so that someone else on the wait list is able to attend. We meet in a cool (literary) but small space, which is why we must limit the number of people. Thanks

This event is advertised on multiple sites, not just this meetup group, so there will be other attendees than those who RSVP via this group.  The group is usually a balanced mix of genders, however we also encourage men to cuddle with other men and women with other women. This is a NON-sexual event, much more about connections!

For any questions you can email or call me, Jodie, at[masked] or Suzann at[masked]-0968.

ARRIVE ON TIME: Once we begin the Welcome Circle and orientation, we do not let anyone enter late. This creates comfort and safety by knowing that everyone is on the same page about rules and expectations.

COST: $10/person, Jodie collects payment at the door, but no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.  There will be some ice breaker activities and a review of the Rules in the first 30-40 min.  At the end of the Welcome Circle, if you feel like this is not for you and/or you would like to leave, you will receive a refund.

WHAT TO WEAR: Pajamas – nothing too risqué. Think more comfy than sexy. (More drawstrings, less lace! No shorts.)  There are places to change when you arrive.

WHAT TO BRING: Juice or sparkling cider is always welcome. A pillow or stuffed animal if you like. Otherwise, just bring your smiling self.

STICK TO THE RULES:

Pajamas stay on the whole time.

You don’t have to cuddle anyone at a Cuddle Party, ever.

You must ask permission and receive a verbal YES before you touch anyone. (Be as specific in your request as you can.)

If you’re a yes, say YES. If you’re a no, say NO.

If you’re a maybe, say NO.

You are encouraged to change your mind.

Respect your relationship agreements and communicate with your partner (s).

Get your Cuddle Party Facilitator or the Cuddle Assistant if you have a question or concern or need assistance with anything during the Cuddle Party.

Tears and laughter are both welcome.

Respect people’s privacy when sharing about Cuddle Party.

Keep the Cuddle space tidy

This is an opportunity to discover greater communication skills in a relaxed setting that encourages us to practice asking for 100% of what we want 100% of the time. We learn to be comfortable with hearing NO for an answer and then to negotiate from there.

Testimonials and videos are available at www.cuddleparty.com


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  • Karen M

    As usual.... TOTALLY AWESOME!

    September 29

  • Jodie

    It was a smaller group this time, there were 9 of us. But it was oh so awesome, as always!!! Great time laughing and cuddling. :)

    September 28

  • Alba

    I was really looking forward to sharing food and hugs and to get to mingle with you guys but I woke up with a cough and I dont want to share that. So I think is better for me to not go :(

    September 27

    • suzann r.

      Alba, you didn't miss the potluck after all!

      September 28

    • suzann r.

      Hope you feel better.

      September 28

  • John W.

    I'm here at the house. Anyone else?

    September 28

    • Jodie

      Hi John, I just spoke with Gary (Suzann's partner) and I guess she forgot that she scheduled a pot luck today at 1pm. I apologize for the mix up. He said they are planning for the cuddle party at 5p, but that is all for today. Super sorry about this!! So for those wanting to attend the pot luck, I guess that isn't happening. But the cuddle party is still on and I will be there! Usually we have pretty good communication for this meetup, but somehow that didn't happen this time. Again, my apologies!!!!!!

      September 28

    • suzann r.

      My apologies also. I went to help a friend in need this morning and didn't get back in time. Hope to see you at 5 PM>

      1 · September 28

  • Marti

    I wish I could've been there, I could really use a hug!! Have fun!

    September 26

    • Jodie

      (((Hugs)))

      1 · September 27

  • Jodie

    Again, there is a pot luck that starts at 1pm and will finish by the time the cuddle party starts at 5pm. I won't make it to the pot luck but will be attending the cuddle party. Please feel free to attend what you are interested in, whether its the pot luck or the cuddle party or both! I've attended a pot luck at Suzann's before and its very laid back and relaxed, sorry I'll miss this pot luck but I'm looking forward to cuddling with everyone at the cuddle party at 5pm. I've gotten a few messages from people (thanks!), so if you have any questions at all, please send me a message. :)

    September 26

  • A former member
    A former member

    I had to change sorry I thought it was at 1pm as well. Maybe next time.

    September 26

    • Jodie

      I understand and look forward to seeing you at the next one. :)

      September 26

  • Karen M

    what time is the cuddle part of this? I'm not sure I can get there for the potluck.

    September 22

    • Jodie

      Ahh, yes, you are right....it isn't clearly stated what time everything is starting. Potluck: 1-4pish and Cuddle party 5-8p. I'll add this to the above information. Sorry for the miscommunication! Enjoy the Lorde concert!! See you at the next one. :)

      September 25

    • Jessa

      I will - thank you!

      September 26

  • Julia H.

    Sorry to miss this one. My workshop ends at 6pm, so the earliest I could get there is 6:45 or 7

    September 23

    • Jodie

      I understand, we'll miss you and see you at the next one!

      September 23

  • Susan A.

    Can't make it after all, niece has her birthday party.

    September 22

    • Jodie

      Thanks for letting us know! Have fun at the b-day party. :)

      1 · September 22

  • suzann r.

    Those who have responded so far ahead, please be sure to change your RSVP if you change your mind so that those on the waiting list can be included. THANKS

    1 · August 26

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