So I suggest that, if it feels right to do, a widow or widower might write things, say things aloud, or say things in their mind to the spouse who has died. And making that part of the routine of going to be bed or first being in bed might be especially valuable.
There are a million different things you could do to be kind, and you are possibly the world's expert on what your partner would consider kind. But here are eight suggestions. Possibly they will just reinforce what you already know, or maybe they will give you fresh ideas of things to try.
Guesses about Human Evolution I think humans evolved sleeping together, and that is especially so for infants and young children
hey want desperately to get a better night's sleep. And they think things would be much better if they slept apart from their partners. But they are also afraid of what sleeping apart might cost them. So they keep on sharing a bed, hoping that tonight will be much better. But usually it is not.
Pillow talk ain’t cheap.
In some couples I interviewed for my Two in a Bed book, both partners often read in their shared bed before going to sleep. But it was more common for only one partner to read in bed before falling asleep, and in that there could be problems.
Sleeping with someone who bruxes can make it hard to sleep. What can a person do who can't fall asleep or can't stay asleep because of a partner's grinding or gritting teeth?
Sharp Toe Nails, Rough Whiskers, Heavy Legs And Other Physical Conditions That Can Block Snuggling In Bed
So despite the ideal many people have of snuggling happily in bed at night, there are some people who would rather not snuggle or who have to be very careful about snuggling because of something physical about their partner.
Many people who share a bed pray at bed time. Some do it privately and often silently; it's a relationship between them and
Almost everyone I interviewed who slept with a dog or dogs smiled, laughed, or chuckled about it. They enjoyed, were amused by, liked, or otherwise felt positive about their doggy sleeping companions. And some also felt safer sleeping with a dog.