Adult teddy bear

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And Professor Luyten says that during coronavirus times, habits like sleeping with a stuffed animal or beloved cuddle toy can be more meaningful than ever. As to the taboo of snuggling up with a plush in your twenties, thirties or beyond, Luyten explains that we tend to see everything having to do with our childhood as being, well, childish. But he also points out that many other habits from childhood continue into adulthood with less stigma, such as collecting stamps or matchbox cars. As children, we are very attached to our parents. A stuffed toy helped us to be more independent. It replaced our parents when we slept somewhere.

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A third of adults cuddle up to teddies every night for emotional comfort — and research shows there are real health benefits. He tells me that about one in three of the people he has questioned still sleep with teddies, and that it is probably more common for women, as it is more socially acceptable for them to do so. Why are we hanging on to our cuddly toys? In western cultures, we tend to separate children from their parents after the first year — after which they sleep on their own, and self-soothe using blankets and soft toys. It is not unusual for your attachment to soft toys as a sleep aid to persist into adulthood.
When you were a child, nothing was more comfortable than sleeping with a teddy bear beside you. It gave you a sense of warmth, protection, and even friendship. While some adults grow out of this teddy bear phase, others still feel fond of their stuffed animals and keep them on the bed no matter how old they are. As a top sleep specialist in New York City , Dr. Mayank Shukla is passionate about helping people sleep better for a longer and healthier life.