By Perri O. Blumberg, REDBOOK
Another sleeping dilemma this week, but this time around, no snooze bar button crisis is involved. Tammy, 45 and Mike, 45, have been happily married for 21 years. They both work full time and both start their jobs in the wee hours of the morning, waking before 4a.m., so they like to retire for the evening fairly early. During the night, Tammy likes to have a ceiling fan constantly running and will even open the window in the winter. Mike, who enjoys sharing the bed with his wife, simply prefers warmer temperatures for sleeping. He tries to use blankets and other means to stay warm overnight but just can't get a good night's sleep in the constant chill of their bedroom. As a result, he sometimes sleeps in the guest bedroom, which makes Tammy upset.
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