Woman making $86,500 'strictly cuddling' total strangers

Woman making $86,500 'strictly cuddling' total strangers
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An Australian woman is making close to $90,000 a year cuddling total strangers on the Gold Coast.

Jessica O'Neill, a 35-year-old mother of three, says the cuddles cost around $90 per hour and help lonely people feel valued and loved, reports The Sun.

Ms O'Neill started the job six months ago after a decade working as a massage therapist and counsellor.

Customers can book a $90 an hour 'strictly cuddle' session, or pay $120 for a hugs and counselling session.

Ms O'Neill also offers a 'friendship style' coffee and cuddle session which costs $165 for an hour.

She says the majority of her customers are men over the age of 35, although there is a growing number of younger men and middle-aged female clients taking up her service.

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