In August 2013, the Director of Ryerson’s Sleep and Depression Laboratory suggested that 30 to 40 per cent of couples slept in separate quarters. Many couples that partake in what is now being termed as a “sleep divorce” are not doing it because they are unhappy in their marriage but because they are unhappy with their quality of rest.
On one hand, we totally understand and see the value in a “sleep divorce”—anyone who sleeps next to someone who snores deserves an award. But, on the other hand, it’s amazing to cuddle up next to the one you love and wake up next to the them in the morning. That’s got to do something for the quality of a relationship too, right?
If you could kick your loved one out of your king bed, sprawl out sideways, and have the covers wrapped around you like a burrito, would you? Or do you happily put up with your partner’s sleep antics?
Let us know in the comments below!