I can't say that I find myself in your circumstance, however, my sister has on numerous occasions!
I agree that if I weren't in a romantic relationship that the "most missed" component, would be the cuddling.
There was a time, before I married, when I was the ominous "single" girl. But I was also a single parent and I think that saved me some. Because I always had that wonderful little Spicy Pea to cuddle up with!
I tell you what-aside from the sexual part of a relationship;
kids are the bomb and no man can compete!
The love my kids give me, the daily affection-hugs, kisses, cuddles etc... they just don't run out! They are like little walking romantic lovebugs! They'll color you pics, write you cards.. they share everything...
Too damn bad I'm such a sexual creature huh?