Is it bad for couples to sleep in separate beds?

It is not uncommon to find couples sleeping in separate beds. This phenomenon has even been researched, bringing about the concept of sleep divorce.

Clinical psychologist Liesl Vogts says that a lot of couples use excuses to sleep in separate beds because they are either irritated or angry with each other.

Vogts spoke to #NightTalk's Gugs Mhlungu and Sizwe Dhlomo.

Listen to the full conversation below...

It says a lot about a couple if they can't get close and sleep together

Liesl Vogts, clinical psychologist

Snoring is not necessarily a reason to sleep in separate bedrooms

Liesl Vogts, clinical psychologist

7I find couples use a lot of excuses to rather sleep in separate rooms as a way to distance from a partner they are either irritated or angry with

Liesl Vogts, clinical psychologist

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