Survey Says: Sleeping Apart Can Save Your RelationshipJessica G.3/24/08 4:00pmFiled to: Science of SleepMarriageTopBedCouplesestranged bedfellowsExhaustionRelationshipsSleeping1242EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkWhen our lease was up last month, my boyfriend and I flirted with the idea of moving to an apartment with separate bedrooms because of our sleep incompatibility. Basically, I like to stay up reading until the wee hours but the light from my lamp makes him want to bludgeon me. We couldn't afford anything nice with two bedrooms, but according to some new studies from the U.K. — oh, and that story in last month's Elle — we're not alone with our snoozing loserdom. The National Association of Homebuilders in Britain is predicting that by 2015, the majority of custom made homes will have his and hers master bedrooms. But what about life for us plebes who can't even manage a two bedroom squat? The Times of London tries to offer some solutions for the 50% of couples who, according to the Times, wake each other up about 6 times a night.