Why You and Your Partner Should Consider a ‘Sleep Divorce’

by admin on November 7, 2019

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More and more couples these days are choosing to get a sleep divorce to improve their relationship.

No, a “sleep divorce” is not a divorce that you get in your sleep.

Instead, it’s the decision between partners to stop sleeping in the same bed together.

The reasons couples are choosing to sleep in different rooms are pretty obvious.

They want to get a peaceful night’s rest–free of their partner’s tossing and turning, loud snoring, or other behavior that might keep them from getting a deep night’s rest.

In a survey of 3,000 Americans, almost a third of respondents said they are interested in getting a sleep divorce.

In a different recent survey of 2,000 people in relationships, almost half said they’d rather sleep without their partner, with one out of five saying their significant other was to blame for their poor sleep.

A 2016 study from Germany found that relationship problems and poor sleep correlate strongly and oftentimes occur simultaneously.

In the study’s estimation, sleeping habits that annoy one partner can lead to stress and between both partners, which can then lead to even worse sleep.

Another study in Science Direct found that couples who get less sleep also tend to clash more.

Bangkok family attorneys specialize in resolving custody disputes, divorces, family and marriage US visa applications, and much more.

Basically, sleep researchers are noticing that the lack of sleep and poor relationship outcomes can become a vicious cycle.

So while it might not be for everyone, sleep divorces are definitely something couples should look into–especially in relationships where one spouse fails to get adequate sleep due to another spouse’s sleep habits.

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