Sleeping in separate beds is more common (and more beneficial) than you’d think. Here's how to determine if it could work for you.
“I see lots of clients who sleep in separate bedrooms and have better marriages as a result,” confirms Susan Heitler, PhD, a clinical psychologist in Denver, Colorado, author of The Power of Two: Secrets of a Strong and Loving Marriage and founder of the marriage skills website poweroftwomarriage.com. In Arianne and Nate’s case, she likes to read at night while he likes to play guitar, so they use their alone time for their hobbies. The couple told GMA that they sleep better and they’ve gotten closer.
Here’s why the separate beds thing is more beneficial than you’d think—and how to determine if it could work for you.