She was a light sleeper. She always had one ear open to listen for the kids. The snoring was incredibly challenging for her.
Her husband was a great guy. But when she criticized him for things he couldn’t control (like snoring), he lost it on her. Of course, his outbursts made her mad, and around and around they went.
The kids cried,
They threatened divorce...
All over the snoring.
It’s amazing to me how often something as simple as sleep hygiene threatens to destroy perfectly good relationships.
In sickness and in health; unless you snore. For realz
Sleep problems are very tough on us. We need rest so that we can keep showing up for our busy days. Particularly during tough times like these, sleep is essential to health and wellness.
They were working on the issue. He’d gone to a special clinic to sort things out. She was working on not being critical. She tried to get some sleep during the day when she was really tired.
Things got better for them when they realized that fighting only made things worse. An obvious thought, but not one we usually remember.
Are night noises making love impossible in your house? Hit me up to talk about it. If nothing else, you can get it all off your chest.