WELLNESS
09/12/2014 08:15 am ET Updated Sep 12, 2014

What Happens When A Night Owl Falls For An Early Bird

Snoring isn't the only problem that can mess with a couple's sleep. For some duos, contrasting sleep schedules prove quite the obstacle to private time.

"There's going to be two or three hours a night and two or three hours in the morning when each one of them is going to be alone," Laura Bird, The Wall Street Journal's Personal Journal deputy editor, says in the video above. A night owl and an early bird who share a bed, she says, may therefore find themselves lacking in "intimacy time."

But you can't just sync your circadian clocks like you can your Google calendars. For the surprising solution to mismatched sleep schedules, watch the video above.

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