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Eating Snacks in Bed Might be Ruining Your Relationship: Survey

Two women eating in bed

You know that feeling of dread when you’ve succumbed to having a snack in bed and crumbs get everywhere? And no matter what you do, you’ll be finding them in your sheets all night long? It turns out, this could be a deal-breaker for your partner, according to a new survey of 2,000 adults.

Four out of five Americans say crumbs in their beds make for a poor night’s sleep — meaning snacks at bedtime are a common sleep disruptor. And if your partner is someone who snacks away at bedtime, over 38 per cent of millennials say they’d consider dumping them over it. The irony of this is that 40 per cent of millennials report wanting to snack in bed.

See also: When should you go to bed? The best and worst sleeping times.

Over 35 per cent of people who answered the survey said they do eat in their beds, which means for people who don’t love findings bits of food in their sheets, this is a problem.

If you’re someone who loves a late-night snack, consider having something to munch on before getting into bed. There are lots of different foods that can help you fall asleep faster as well, so that might be a better thing to do to get some shut-eye, and you’ll avoid upsetting your partner.

Snacking in bed aside, if you’re someone who struggles to fall asleep, consider scaling back your time on TikTok and trying these tips to fight insomnia.

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