Everyone knows that a good nights sleep is crucial to their overall health.  But, a new study adds more information in a gender-specific way;  It appears that the less sleep the wife gets directly affects the quality of the relationship.



This new research may change the way that the medical profession treats sleep disorders.

"When a physician validates a sleeping complaint, it's important to bring the spouse in to find out how their partner's lack of sleep affects them as a person, influences their mood or impacts their relationship,"

When Wives Can't Sleep, Marriage May Suffer - US News and World Report.