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What does your sleeping position say about your relationship?

Jonathan Warren

16.02.2012

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Jonathan Warren
86524419Two experts have claimed that the position couples sleep in whether in a double bed or single beds could say a great deal about their relationship. In an interview with Yahoo! Lifestyle published last week (February 9th), journalist, sleep counsellor and author of The Well Rested Woman, Janet Kinosian, offered her insight into some of the popular sleeping positions of couples alongside psychologist Peter Spalton. Spooning is a "loving position" and the most common way couples sleep during the first few years of the relationship, while whoever goes behind is said to be the driver of the relationship, they explained. Falling asleep wrapped in each other's arms is another popular position for couple who are in love, but the experts claimed that sleeping face-to-face is the most intimate sleeping position, often adopted by couples in the very early stages of their relationship. On the other hand, there are positions that suggest that couples may not be as intimate with one another: back-to-back, for example. Missing the physical proximity of the previous positions, sleeping back-to-back could signal that your relationship has lost some of its spark, they explained. Sleeping in separate beds could also signal the same thing, or it could be the result of something as simple as one person in the relationship being a heavy snorer. Ms Kinosian commented: "There's no 'best' position for sleep - one's sleeping position is like a signature - and for couples it's a personal connection between two people."

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Jonathan Warren

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