Can a Sleep Divorce Save Your Marriage?

Does your spouse keep you up at night? Does he/she snore, toss and turn, talk in their sleep? Are you tired of not getting enough sleep? Maybe it's time to try a Sleep Divorce!

Yes, you read that correctly. A sleep divorce can save your relationship. I know it may seem a little weird to go to someone's home and hear that the couple you are visiting sleep in seperate beds even though they seem to be happily married. It could be the reason they are happy is because they sleep seperately.

Many couples interrupt each other's sleep which can affect their relationship. People who don't sleep well are easily irritated and annoyed, so they tend to be bothered more by the quirks of their partners that they once found adorable. They have a lower stress threshold, so routine tasks seem overwhelming resulting in them being incomplete or nor even started.

Lack of sleep can also be a detriment to your health. Not only your current health but also for future. Studies show a link to a lack of sleep to an increased risk of Alzheimer's. Other effects of sleep deprivation are impaired memory, increased blood pressure, increased food consumption and increased risk of cardiac morbidity.

It may seem like this concept of a sleep divorce is new and not many of heard about it, but think about shows like I Love Lucy where scenes of the bedroom had them sleeping in the same room but in seperate beds. When they wanted intimacy they would just push the beds together. It's an old school concept with a new school spin. If you are tired and feel a sleep divorce could help you, have a discussion with your partner and give it a try.