A new study shows that couples who are in unhappy marriages have more sleep problems than happy couples.
According to the National Sleep Foundation, 23% of which admit to sleeping in separate beds and 20% of all couples claim they have less sex and/or have lost interest in sex because they were too sleepy. The tension between Zoe and me was also common. "The resentments build up, then you explode," explained Dr. Rosalind Cartwright, Ph.D., director of the Rush University Sleep Center in Chicago, who further noted a high divorce rate among people with sleep problems. Then came the matter of my potential diagnosis.
I suppose it’s a little TMI that as I was surfing Dear Sugar, I immediately clicked when I saw "Not a Fan of Sex Before Bed? Try This." (Hey, I have a kid. A very time-consuming one.) Let’s just say I can relate. We're not all night owls. And I found the tips somewhat useful, such as:
From The BBC Imagine finding unexplained condoms around your house and then waking up one night to find your partner having sex with a stranger. It might sound like an affair, but what if your "cheating" partner was fast asleep during the act? The phenomenon, called sleep sex, was described to doctors at a meeting in Australia. Sleep physician Peter Buchanan, from Sydney's Royal Alfred Hospital, described this real life case. Read More… Tango’s Take