Sleeping with your partner – what’s your position?

Sleeping with your partner - what's your position?

What does your sleeping position say about your relationship? An infographic chart published by mattress company Snug shows the answer.

Reading sleeping position is just like reading body language. Do you and your partner touch in bed? Face each other or turn your backs?

Sleeping positions - spooning and intertwinedThe informative infographic from Snug shows the differences between the ways couples sleep together.

On October 2012, Travelodge conducted a survey of 2,000 people and discovered that 80% of Britons are too tired to pucker up at bed time. The survey also revealed that 46% of couples sleep with their backs to each other, which is not necessarily a bad thing – depending on whether body contact is involved.

Popularity of sleeping positions in the UK

  • Liberty: back to back but not touching (28%)
  • Cherish: back to back but touching (18%)
  • Spoons: male spoons with the female on the inside (13%)
  • Pillow talk: face to face (7%)
  • Lovers’ Knot: face to face, legs intertwined for 10 minutes then couples separate to sleep (8%)
  • Spoons: with the female on the outside (5%)
  • The Lovers: face to face with legs intertwined all night (4%)
  • The Romantic: Woman lying with head and arm on man’s chest (1%)
  • Superwoman: Woman lying in star fish position with man hanging off the bed (1%)
  • Superman: Man lying in star fish position with woman hanging off the bed (1%)

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