Sharing a bed with your partner could be bad for your health
By: Alyse Barker
Before you go out and buy a new mattress, take note: your lack of a good night's sleep could be because of your partner!
A new study conducted by the University of Leeds and Silentnight found 29 percent of people have problems sleeping, and they're blaming their partners.
Some people have even gone so far as to sleep with separate covers, beds, and even in separate houses! After all, lack of sleep can cause so many health problems from aging, depression, and even heart disease.
For those who would rather share an address with their significant other, there has be a way to solve this couple insomnia problem.
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According to the Daily Mail, bedtime compromise is the key.
Couples can learn to use sleep aids like eye masks or ear plugs. Beware, however: these sleep aids can result in a dependency.
If you and your partner have different bedtimes, compromise! Use a dimmer bedside light, respect one another's bedtime habits and try to work with each other
When a person gets more sleep, they are much better at being a good partner.
Sleeping longer and feeling more rested can lead to a better attitude, won't put strain on one's relationship and won't take away from time together as a couple. Plus, it can be really nice to stretch out and relax.
Also worth noting, since you were probably wondering: no, it won't ruin your sex life.
So remember, the tug of war over the comforter can really affect one's health. Take it seriously! Have a conversation with your loved one.
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