(Closed) What size bed do you and SO share?

posted 9 years ago in Home
Post # 76
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2009

We slept on a Full for almost 5 years!! And my husband is 6’2…so needless to say it was a bit crammed.

When we moved into our house we bought a King and I could never again sleep on anything smaller ๐Ÿ™‚

Post # 77
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: November 2011

We sleep in a queen. Its the perfect size!! Big enough to sprall out and small enough to encourage myself to not let our son sleep with us.. ๐Ÿ™‚

Post # 78
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Helper bee

We have King, but HeFlutter usually has succeeded in making it feel more like a double by the time the night is over…I’m practically falling off every night!

Post # 79
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Blushing bee

We had a full sized bed for 4+ years and for the most part made it work. I’m not that big and he’s 6′, but we both sort of sleep big. Our biggest issue with the bed was that it was worn and had a slope to it so we’d be rolling towards each other. Now we have a king which I LOVE, but I would have been willing to tough it out a little longer on the full if it meant having a bigger bed later.

 

Post # 81
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

We’re currently in a double, and I don’t mind it very much but it’s rough for my husband! He’s 6’4″ and not the most cuddly sleeper, he gets very hot at night. Luckily I’m on the smaller size, or I’m pretty sure we wouldn’t both fit on the bed.

We want to get a king, but we’re saving our pennies for a Tempur Pedic so it might be awhile!

Post # 82
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

We have a California King now but we slept on a full for over 3 years! I can’t believe we did that. Our new bed is wonderful and we’ve never slept better.

Post # 83
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2012

Queen-sized. MY Fiance is big built and I am quite petite so we have ample space to move around!

Post # 84
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: January 2011

We have a queen size bed. I think it’s just the right size. We’ve had kings at hotels and I feel like he’s too far away lol. And we had a double once at a hotel and that was a little too cozy.

Post # 85
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2015

His bed is a twin.He has a very tiny room. Me on the other hand, I have the whole top floor of the house for myself.So I have a California King.No matter what bed we are in I roll around, hog the bed, punch and kick him.I am a ery violent sleeper.

Post # 86
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

I have a full, and he has a queen, which we will be sharing once we get married.

Post # 87
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

We have a cal king ๐Ÿ™‚ It’s a lifesaver because I’m like a sprawled eagle when I sleep, and since I was used to a sleeping in a queen alone before I moved in with SO, I need my space!

If I were you, I’d spring for the queen! I love our big bed.

Post # 88
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

We had a full for a while but it was so cramped and my husband’s legs were always off it! We’ve had a California King for a while and will never go back! He’s 6’3 so the length is more comfortable for him. And our dog sleeps with us so we need the room.

Post # 89
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2010

DH and I share a queen and it’s fine. A king would be better, but you are actually forgetting the cost of tax, delivery and bedding you would also have to pay if you buy a whole new bed. I estimated the cost of replacing our bed at over $3K including the new bed frame, headboard, mattress, bedding, tax and shipping. And that’s if we go as cheap as possible!

ETA: We also don’t have any pets sharing our bed and DH and I are relatively small compared to ‘average’ which is probably why a Queen is fine for us.

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