You can be a grown-up, sophisticated woman in many ways. You learned to navigate the wine list years ago. You have strong opinions on Myanmar. You own at least one black dress with extremely complicated pleating. But nestled among your pillows is… your cuddly toy. This is my bear.
‘My bears are my lifeline’: the adults who sleep with soft toys
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Adults need comforting too. This was the overwhelming message from the readers who commented on a personal essay published in The New York Times Magazine on Tuesday by an adult who plays with, travels with and shares a pillow with stuffed animals. Over one hundred people commented on our story, including many who said they also keep stuffed animals in their lives. Those who had experienced serious illness and trauma said their stuffed animals helped them cope in the hospital or after the deaths of loved ones. Here is a selection of comments and photos from adult stuffed animal lovers. Their responses have been lightly edited and condensed for clarity.
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Here, senior editor Jonathan Borge defends his right to snuggle. For about four years, Kit and Bun have grown closer to me than certain relatives I groan at the sight of ever will. They cuddle with me in bed every night. And whenever I decide to take on the role of ventriloquist, these two indeed tend to, err, speak up around loved ones—with distinct catchphrases, precise inflection, and sometimes, a little bit of sass. What began as a joke quickly snowballed into two lifelong friendships.