He snores, she traipses to the bathroom twice per night. He thrashes wildly and she hogs the covers. He comes into bed noisily when he gets home from the night shift at 3 a.m. If this sounds like what's happening in your bedroom nightly, maybe you should consider a sleep divorce.
Sleep divorce, the new phrase for retreating to separate bedrooms, is not a new phenomenon. The term was first coined in a Huffington Post piece.
Some couples find they sleep better at night, rest undisturbed and actually don't enjoy sleeping next to a disruptive night partner since it keeps them awake or prevents them from logging in the needed shuteye. It's only now they're finally able to say, “Hey, maybe we should have a sleep split."
One mattress maker's survey found 30 percent of couples want to file for a sleep divorce.