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.
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.
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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.
The couples I interviewed for my book, Two in a Bed, offered reasons for sleeping together and also reasons to sleep apart when one of the partners has the flu or a cold. I'm not a physician and don't have medical advice to offer you, but I can tell you what the people I interviewed said.
At night the morning person may want to go to bed early and not be in the mood for conversation. Whereas the night person may be eager to stay up late and eager for conversation. In the morning, the morning person's being awake, busy around the house, and being cheerful may annoy the night person, who either wants to sleep later or is awake but wants peace and quiet.
The bottom line is that for couples with real differences in temperature preference, there is problem solving to do. It may be challenging to get things right, but many couples eventually find fixes that work well for both partners.
At the very least, Hysing is sure that these findings will help inform parents' decision-making when it comes to assessing
"We really need to educate parents before their baby arrives, and remind them of the things we know can save lives, like
Dr. Debra Weese-Mayer, chief of the Center for Autonomic Medicine in Pediatrics at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital