Be thoughtful, communicate, compromise, and be respectful. These are just a few of the tenets of a successful and fulfilling relationship.
But now, experts are saying there?s another surprising thing you should be focusing on as well: sleep.
According to a new study, how couples sleep together can provide surprising insights into the effectiveness and quality of their relationship.
?One of the most important differences involves touching,? study author Richard Wiseman, a psychology professor the University of Hertfordshire in the U.K., said in a university news release.
Per the results of the study, the farther apart couples slept, the less likely they were to be happy:
- 86 percent of those who slept less than an inch apart were happy with their relationship
- 66 percent of those who slept more than 30 inches apart were happy with their relationship
But What If You Can?t Sleep Together?
Many experts agree that couples…