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What Your Sleep Position Reveals About Your Relationship

Reader's Digest Logo By Juliana LaBianca of Reader's Digest | Slide 1 of 8: Although sleeping with your back to your partner and a space in between you might not seem too romantic, one study found it's the most common among couples, likely because it's practical. Twenty-seven percent of the couples surveyed for the study identified the position as their primary one. Corrine Sweet, the relationship psychologist who carried out the study, says the position shows their couples are connected and secure. 'This position shows both closeness and independence in the relationship,' she says. (Check out this <a href="http://www.rd.com/advice/relationships/marriage-advice-50-years/1">marriage advice from people married 50+ years</a>.)

You sleep back-to-back and far apart

Although sleeping with your back to your partner and a space in between you might not seem too romantic, one study found it's the most common among couples, likely because it's practical. Twenty-seven percent of the couples surveyed for the study identified the position as their primary one. Corrine Sweet, the relationship psychologist who carried out the study, says the position shows their couples are connected and secure. 'This position shows both closeness and independence in the relationship,' she says. (Check out this marriage advice from people married 50+ years.)
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