Cuddling is an inherently intimate act, probably more so than sexual intercourse, so I would say its almost (ALMOST) worse than finding out your partner had sex with someone else. Sex can almost certainly be free of an emotional connection. Cuddling seems less like it can.
Does cuddling mean anything to guys?
What does it mean when a guy wants to cuddle with you? Many people love cuddling and inquire as to what it means when their partners want to cuddle. There is no single meaning, but getting comfortable cuddling typically indicates that a partner feels more comfortable being intimate and close with you.
Is cuddling considered intimate?
“Cuddling, which is a non-sexual intimacy, allows a couple to enjoy a feeling of emotional security. Whereas in the case of sexual physical intimacy, couples are more concerned about physical pleasure, which of course is equally important in a relationship like emotional bonding.