It’s meant to be a refuge, a place of sleep, harmony and intimacy, but for many long-term couples their bed has become a battleground.
Snoring, tossing and turning, insomnia, blanket hogging and body heat spell doom for a good night’s sleep – and a new study shows more and more people are opting for a “sleep divorce” to get enough rest.
At least 200 000 Australian couples not only sleep in separate beds but in different bedrooms, the study found.
Research conducted in the USA had similar findings: up to 25% of couples sleep apart and the home-construction industry recently reported a surge in requests for two separate master bedrooms in new homes.
Sleeping n***d promotes intimacy among couples. Close contact with a significant other can massively boost the amount of oxytocin in your brain. This hormone is the neurotransmitter that helps you feel those impulsive good feelings to your other half.
A study from the National Institute of Child Health and Development at Stanford University found that men who slept in the Nood instead of wearing boxer shorts or briefs had a 25 percent lower rate of damaged DNA in their s***m than men who did wear them. Fertility may decrease as s***m gets overheated.
More s****y s*x
S*x is a great form of exercise and a stress reliever. If you and your partner regularly sleep n***d next to each other, the likelihood is that you’ll have more s*x than you would when wearing those restrictive PJs.
More refreshed mornings
Often when you wake up from a night’s sleep in your preferred form of pajamas, you feel clammy and sticky from sweating during the night. Reserve the pajamas for those menstrual days.