By Anna Breslaw, Glamour magazine
Had iconic 20th century anthropologist Margaret Meade done fieldwork in cuddling, these are probably the conclusions she would come to also. Just saying.
As a single girl, getting used to dudes' varied cuddle techniques can be a little exhausting, especially if you're the type who reads into everything. But you're in luck, ladies, because I've done it for you.
Spooning with one arm stretched straight out. Ugh. It really should be under you, right? This guy isn't a real man. Real men are OK with morning arm numbness.
Spooning with one arm trapped under you. Hahaha, sucker! Now go make me a quesadilla.
On your sides, face-to-face. Is what love looks like, right? I feel like it is. I hope you're chewing gum.
On top of you. This guy means well, but he's sort of crushing your windpipe, but you sort of like it?
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Resting his head on your shoulder and/or other body parts. "Be my mom." Especially bad if he's resting on the clavicle area. Run.
Underneath you, with you face-up on top of him. As in, you're both facing the ceiling. Depending on your state of undress, this guy has watched too many European art house movies.
Underneath you, with you face-down on top of him. A classic. I have nothing negative to say about this.
While eating a sandwich. See above.
On the floor. "I'm drunk."
On the opposite side of the bed. "Please let me go."
On the couch. "Please let me go."
Chained to the radiator. "Please let me go."
Do you agree with my assessment? What does your guy's cuddling style say about him?
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