According to a study published in the Wall Street Journal, there are many psychological benefits to sharing a bed with your guy.
Cuddling throughout the night can:
- Create feelings of safety and security
- Lower levels of cortisol, which can cause stress
- Reduce body inflammation
- Raise levels of oxytocin.
Another study concluded that women enjoy the presence of their male counterparts even when they were not cognizant of it in their sleep. Many of these women stated that even though their sleeping partners disrupted their sleep, the loss of minutes or even hours was worth it.
"The psychological benefits we get having closeness at night trump the objective costs of sleeping with a partner," said assistant professor of psychiatry and psychology at the University of Pittsburgh Dr. Troxel.
Yes, your husband/ boyfriend/latest hookup may snore and flail and hog the bed but you can be equally as troublesome. Despite the sudden movements or early wake up calls, having your guy reach for you in his sleep is one of the hottest, most endearing moments that can happen in any relationship.
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