OnePoll conducted a study for Natrol that found that snoring was a deal-breaker in relationships for Americans. The poll of 2000 American adults showed that two in five people had ended past relationships because of lousy sleeping tendencies.
Americans would kick their partners out of their bedrooms for snoring
About 78% of the respondents delivered that sleeping compatibility is essential. Moreover, researchers realized that the average participant could persevere the snoring for one hour and thirty minutes before moving out of the bedroom or kicking their partners out. However, about 70% preferred asking their partner to move to the couch rather than leaving themselves (67%).
While 65% of the respondents slept with their partners, 56% stated that they would prefer to be alone.
The respondents also demonstrated the differences in sleeping habits, with 37% referring to themselves as night owls. The respondents who considered themselves early birds were 27%.
Some of the participants claimed to have adjusted their sleep patterns so their partners could before comfortable. Fortunately, another 65% stated that their partners would do the same for them.
Challenges Americans faced when sleeping with their partners
About 47% of the respondents believed they snored more than their significant others. Another 45% believed their partner occupies too much space in their shared beds. Another issue that couples faced when sharing beds with their partners was stealing the covers (36%).
About 57% of the respondents stated that they were light sleepers. Another 49% said that they shared their bed with a pet. The volunteers showed a lot of consideration for their pets, stating that they would prefer to wake up their partner rather than the dog (32%).
About 77% stated that they would only sleep well if their partners did. Another 74% added that having a standard night routine helped them and their partners sleep better.
While it should take 43 minutes to fall asleep, 36% of the respondents admitted to falling longer. This was partly due to finances (47%) and stress (47%). When they had difficulty falling asleep, they would try a few tricks, including using social media (48%), playing music (49%), and watching a movie (49%).
About 76% believed they could improve their sleep. Sleep seemed essential to the respondents as it cleared their minds for the next day (41%), increased their energy (41%), and enhanced their moods (43%).