Day: June 4, 2012

The Art of Sleeping Together

Let’s talk about sleeping together, shall we?  I’m not even referring to having sex, but rather sleeping together in the true sense of the phrase: the act of sharing one’s bed with someone else. In theory, it’s romantic.  You go to sleep together, you snuggle, you wake up together and provided you’re not dating a sleep walker, you can roll over the next morning and whisper, “Good morning -darling/dearest/what’s-your-name-again?” In practice, however, it’s exhausting.  And not just because the act of sleeping together often serves as a prelude for the other type of sleeping together, but because people have habits.  Nocturnal habits, of which they’re often unaware. I, for one, like to sleep on my side.  I also like to sleep with no less than four pillows and I find that balling myself into a cocoon is the most effective way of achieving my beauty rest.  In addition, I loathe tucked in sheets.  Whenever I go to a hotel, my first order of business is to un-tuck the sheets.  In fact, when I asked The …