(Closed) [Mild rant] Does your SO constantly ruin your sleep?

posted 6 years ago in Relationships
Post # 47
982 posts
Busy bee

@KhaleesiStormborn:  You’re not being a jerk! Do you have another TV? My SO loves watching TV through the night, but he watches it in the lounge room, then comes to bed when he’s ready. If I were you, I’d put my foot down and tell him no TV in the bedroom. Your boyfriend is being really inconsiderate.

Post # 48
667 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

We don’t have TV or Computers in our bedroom, and for the most part, we go to bed together. I can’t sleep without him, so it’s a good thing, too!


Post # 49
10363 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2010

Yup. And we have hard and fast bedtime rules because of it. OP – I suggest standing firm and really setting guidelines. Sleep is too important not to!!

We also have a king sized memory foam mattress and separate blankets. That has worked wonders! I still occasionally go sleep in the guest bedroom if he wakes me up, though. I keep an extra charger, pillow, etc etc in there so all I have to do is stand up, walk down the hall, and sink back into bed.

We stopped feeling guilty or weird about not sharing stuff at bedtime a long time ago. Life is too short to not sleep well!

Post # 50
2092 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

I love my hunny but some times I just can’t fall asleep next to him. He won’t fall asleep unless I fall asleep first because he likes to watch me and hold me He also is a major cuddler, like to the point where I can’t move because I’m in a bear hug all night, but I like to roll around at night. I also sleep with 1 blanket and keep my room at about 65 degrees, he sleeps with 10 blankets and keeps the room at a high of 55 degrees, (it’s embarrassing in hotels). Anywho, he left for his summmer military training last week and we don’t live together yet so I thought it’d be special if I slept over before he left. Not a good idea. I did not sleep at all, as usual, I was trapped in a bear hug overheating between the blankets and body heat from him, plus he was drooling on me… But I was afraid to move because I didn’t want to wake him up since he had to be out the door at 4:30 am, I was so uncomfortable! I hope these things get easier in time….

Our worst night sleeping together was on my birthday last year, we stayed at a hotel in the cities (as in St. Paul/Minneapolis), and he woke up with a shiner… whoops, accidentally sleep punched him… (no lie, it was an accident!) I guess my sleeping mind was saying back off… 

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