Opposites may attract, but when it's time to call it a night, some differences come at a cost.
It sounds extreme, but on an episode of "The Doctors," Dr. Carol Ash discussed how sleeping separately from your partner could provide a healthier night's sleep all around.
Dr. Ash discussed findings from a study that found people who sleep alone tend to get a better night's sleep - as over 50% of those surveyed blamed their mates for their sleep disturbances.
Researchers add that relationships and overall health can improve dramatically when couples opt to sleep separately.
So what does Dr. Ash have to say? Is "divide and conquer" an option worth considering for couples not getting adequate sleep?
"We think of sleeping apart as taboo and something we should never do," Ash says. "But the truth of the matter is, sleep is so important, if that is what you have to do to get a good night's sleep, then, yes, it is."
Watch the full segment below and decide for yourself.