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Does your significant other snore? If so, does it bother you?

I do not EITHER snore! I purr!

Posted - November 16, 2019


  • 28209
    She does sometimes. It doesn’t always bother me, there are times I can just ignore it. Other times I gently nudge her or roll her over and it stops. 

      November 16, 2019 8:39 AM MST

  • 3781
    Awww you are so sweet!
      November 16, 2019 10:47 AM MST

  • 28209
    Gracias, mi Amiga. 

      November 16, 2019 6:25 PM MST

  • 3781
    Friend? really?  How about esposa or nova?   : I  
    I thought we got this settled the other day, you sweet thang you.  : )
      November 17, 2019 12:29 PM MST

  • 28209

      Dance yourself over here then . . . 

      November 18, 2019 5:51 AM MST

  • 4139
      November 16, 2019 9:11 AM MST

  • 264
      November 16, 2019 9:21 AM MST

  • 28517
    No, she doesn't. I do...that's why I have my own bedroom.
      November 16, 2019 9:20 AM MST

  • 3781
    I have no idea...I'm sleeping. 
      November 16, 2019 10:48 AM MST

  • 28517
    Yeah, really. I have not woken myself up before.
      November 16, 2019 12:51 PM MST

  • 5466
    I keep foam earplugs on my nightstand for such occurrences. If need be, I stick them in my ears and sleep like a baby.
      November 16, 2019 11:19 AM MST

  • 18787
    On rare occasions. Not it does not normally bother me.  But if it gets loud, can just move his a little and it will stop long enough for me to get to sleep.

    He is the only person I know with sleep apnea who does not snore like a freight train. 

    I normally go to sleep first. 
      November 16, 2019 1:18 PM MST

  • 3388
    Yes. He's not overweight like the majority of snorers. Au contraire. He's tiny, wiry, and almost skeletally thin - has shrunk two inches since he turned sixty, and has lost half his muscle mass. He's ten years older than me. 

    He doesn't snore all night, but when he does it goes few a few hours at a time. It wakes me, and then as long as it continues I can't get back to sleep.
    In addition, he steals the blankets in his sleep. I've no idea how he manages it - only that I wake up cold and only half covered, while on his side the blanket have fallen over the bed and touch the carpet.

    And he's developed what I call "old-man" smell - exactly like the male residents I used to care for in nursing homes and the community. I suspect it has something to do with loss of testosterone. Unfortunately for me, I can't seem to overcome my repugnance. The thing that helps most is if he showers, washes his hair and wears sandalwood oil, but it doesn't bring back the wonderful man-smell that he once had.

    We've been sleeping separately for six years now. He gets the king-size bed. I sleep on the couch. It's the only way I know of that I can sleep undisturbed.

    BTW - I still love him - in spite of all the vicissitudes of marriage.
      November 16, 2019 6:38 PM MST

  • 5466
    Try foam earplugs - a very inexpensive and effective solution.
      November 16, 2019 10:41 PM MST

  • 13101
    Only in a vey cute's not and never is annoying...:) 
      November 16, 2019 6:45 PM MST

  • 1541
    My partner occasionally snore where I notice it - NBD Her major crime is covers theft on a cold night
      November 17, 2019 7:23 PM MST