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It's a natural step in a relationship to start to sleep together.

Whether you have nights at each other's houses, you live together, or you're married, you're going to start to share a bed at some point.

With this bed sharing comes your partner's sleep habits (as well as your own).

Sometimes this co-sleeping becomes a problem for one or both of you.

Here's a look at some of the ways your S.O.

is ruining your sleep according to thelist.com.

1. Snoring

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Why does it seems the one who snores is the one who always falls asleep first?

Then you're stuck lying there with your eyes wide open because the symphony coming out of your partner's nose is anything but calming.

The National Sleep Foundation says that snoring affects 90 million Americans, and 37 million on a day-to-day (or night-to-night) basis.

So, if you snore, get treatment.

According to a study in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings, the partner of a snorer could get over an hour more sleep if their partner was able to controltheir snoring.

2. Different Sleep Schedules

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The National Institute on Aging recommends that you keep a steady sleep cycle to assure you get the best sleep possible.

But how can you do that when you and your partner have different schedules?

These fluctuations in the times you and your partner go to bed can affect how you stay asleep.2

For example, if your significant other works the graveyard shift, and you're in bed by 10 PM, and then he or she comes walking in at 4 AM to get ready for bed, chances are β€” unless you're a really heavy sleeper β€” they could interrupt your sleep.

This can create an issue if you're someone who needs your eight hours, but it's also something that can be solved with the right communication.2

Laura Bird, WSJ's Personal Journal deputy editor, says, "Just the physical act of talking about the [sleeping] problem, is that one step in the right direction."

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