What couple’s sleeping positions express?
Sleep is an important part of our life. Moreover, sleeping positions can tell a lot about you. It is discovered that not only individual but couples sleeping positions can indicate their state of relationships and love, as well as problems that may be hidden. In this article you will find an explanation for the most common couples sleep positions.
Human behavior during sleep shows his relationships with a partner and hidden problems much earlier than he realizes it consciously. The truth is that during sleep our body acts subconsciously, which means we are more open to expressing emotions, worries or internal conflicts. It partly happens through the movements and positions that our body uses to express it.
When two people sleep in a bed, a kind of subconscious “dialogue” takes place between two bodies. It reflects the life that these two people share with its ups and downs, satisfaction or sadness, etc.
You should take into consideration presence of other factors that may disturb sleep or affect its analysis: pets, animals, physical fatigue, arguments or long separation.
It is one of the most popular positions for new couples. Partners are positioned side by side, snuggling into each other. It is probably the best position to maximize intimacy and to feel close to your loved one.
A person, who remains behind, normally a man, takes leading position in relationships. He is caring and protecting. The tighter his hug is the stronger his possessiveness and jealousy are. If a person behind is a women, it shows her motherly or guiding role in relationships.
If partners are tired to sleep in this position they normally switch sides synchronically like in “a dance.”
Not only this position is characterized by high intimacy and closeness of partners but it is also has erotic features. The quality of sexual life is reflected in the position of legs and arms. A partner from the behind can put a hand on a belly, which means his desire to be close without sexual involvement. Whereas, a hand placed on genitalia is demonstrating his intensive sexual relationships. Breast touching can express tenderness.
However this position is popular for young couples, you can often find older couples who sleep in this position as well. If you still sleep in this position after 5 years of marriage, it indicates your deep feelings and tenderness that you feel to each other.
This position is very popular among couples whose relationships are dynamically developing. Such relationships are often full of emotions. Partners lay facing each other in a hug, getting as close as possible with their bodies. Twisted legs and arms express the desire to possess each other as well as sacrifice for their relationships. It displays their willingness to give themselves to each other in love. Bodies are blending and open for intimacy.
This position is physically difficult, that’s why it often is changed to the other, more comfortable sleeping positions.
It has several variations, the most common of which is when a man is on his back and a woman on her stomach or side. Her head is on his body and he hugs her with his hand.
In this position a man expresses his desire to protect a woman. Her body shows her desire to be under his protection, acceptance of his leadership and emotional dependence. She expresses her necessity of being taken care of. If her arms are directed up in a hug, it demonstrates her desire to be the only women in man’s life.
How sleeping positions change during life?
Actually, partners tend to increase the distance in sleeping positions during their life together. It is normal for most relationships, as each person starts to seek his own individual zone and becomes more comfortable with a partner. This process, however, is rather slow.
Hugging position normally is switched to “spooning”, which provides more comfort and a feeling of security. During sleep each partner will take his own position, but from time to time they will get closer again.
After 5 years “spooning” will become wider, extending the distance between bodies. However physical contact will remain by touching legs and arms.
In 10 years a bed will be bigger, as partners will look for more space to provide their own comfort. More often they will sleep in their preferable individual position.
After 15 years most people prefer separate matrasses and bed linen. If a house is big enough some even decide to sleep in different room, while contact is rather nominal.
It is important to understand that growing distance in sleeping positions is not necessarily related to the lower emotional bounds. People often learn to preserve their emotional connection without strong physical closeness. It is vital to know that emotional bounds are not the same as physical connection. It can go together, but does not mean that one cannot exist without another.