It appears that many couples do not sleep in the same bed because they are disturbed by their partner during their sleep. A survey, the Sleep Council, in Skipton, North Yorkshire, shows that ‘one in four people regularly retreats to a spare room or a sofa for a good night rest, and that 7 per cent of couples already have separate beds’.
Sleep is important for us, human beings, to be able to function in our jobs. Not enough sleep can increase stress, drive up the blood pressure, and lead to heart attacks and strokes. There is also a link with our immune system. Enough sleep keeps our immune system intact. In order to be able to perform at work, keep the relation going, and have a healthy body many suggestions are mentioned to help you on the way. Although sleeping separate as a couple is not an issue, you should start off in the same bed, and switch later.
It is amazing to read that nowadays everything can be a topic for a research. The article does make a lot clear. I never knew that women are lighter sleepers than men. Because women are more alert for waking babies, if you have them or not. The link between lack of sleep and performing at work or the health issues is a good one. The body needs to rest in order to reload for the next day. Keeping up and neglecting the body will, eventually, result in a malfunction.
The suggestions mentioned in the article are diverse. So there is a solution for every problem. Do keep in mind that the title says, “loving couples”. So it is not about those who fight.