Which side of the bed do you sleep on?
Which side of the bed do you sleep?
In any relationship there is a degree of habit and routine that dictates the course of our daily lives — perhaps your partner is always first in the shower, but you’re the one who makes the tea or coffee in the morning — and then there is the issue of which side of the bed you sleep on.
According to research, those who slip out of the covers on the right are more pessimistic than those who skip out from the left.
Apparently, partners who sleep on the right are likely to get out of the wrong side of the bed, a study has revealed.
They are also 3% more likely to dislike their job which makes them 7% more likely to be grumpy in the morning.
By comparison, those who sleep on the left have a 10% more positive outlook on life and are 8% more likely enjoy their job which makes them spring out of bed in a good mood.
The survey of 1,000 adults by bed maker Sealy UK found loners who prefer their own company prefer sleeping on the right while those with a large circle of friends plump for the left.
Neil Robinson, Sealy’s sleep expert, said: “While the margins are small, the research certainly highlights an interesting trend – could it be possible that the left side of bed is the ‘right’ side?
“For many co-habiting couples this may prove problematic – with each side of the bed a fiercely guarded territory, changing from right to left may not be that easy.”
Almost a quarter of the nation is convinced there is a wrong side of the bed and more than 75 per cent of Brits are so stuck in their sleeping routine that they would find it strange to sleep on the other side of the bed.
What is your view? Which side of the bed do you sleep on? Are you flexible and can you change sides? What happens when you go on holiday? Or are you happy not sharing your bed with anyone at all?
What are your views?
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