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    22 Reasons Why Hot Water Bottles Are A Girl's Best Friend

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    1. Because, when the seasons are turning and you can't quite bring yourself to switch on your heating, this is a valid way to stay warm.

    2. Because going out on Friday night is overrated.

    3. Because they come in Moomin.

    4. And owl.

    5. And fun-size owl.

    6. Because sliding your bare toes in-between ice-cold sheets on a winter night is positively traumatic.

    7. Because this is a legitimate cure for period pains.

    8. Because you can use them to banish a cold.

    9. And soothe niggling pregnancy aches.

    10. And treat back or belly discomfort.

    11. Because they can make studying a bit more palatable (in situations where, say, alcohol would be unhelpful).

    12. Because a quiet night in with a hot water bottle can reboot a blue mood.

    13. Particularly if you uphance your cosiness with a onesie.

    14. Because it's not just girls who like hot water bottles.

    15. Or, in fact, humans.

    16. Because no one will know if you go out with a stealth hot water bottle under your sweater.

    17. Unless you want them to know, of course.

    18. Because Sundays exist.

    19. Because sometimes you need a little help napping.

    20. Because sometimes you feel like snuggling up to something and being on your own.

    21. Because, when it's cold and you have a new book to read, nothing looks more inviting than this.

    22. Just add hot water.