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“Comfort” Pillow

In some cultures, pillows have forms for hugging. An example is the Dakimakura, a kind of “hugging pillow” originating in Japan that have been endowed with anthropomorphic and zoomorphic qualities and pop culture references for additional psychological comfort. Other types of hugging pillows are more practical, such as the Guling, long hugging pillow originating from Indonesia and the Abrazador, a long hugging pillow originating from the Philippines. A husband pillow (also known as a boyfriend pillow) is a large, high-backed pillow with two “arms.” It is used to prop the user upright while in bed or on the floor, as for reading or watching television.

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