Conflict in relationships
When one or both partners are not well-rested, tiny quarrels may end up in major rifts.
Sleep loss triggers the many relationship behaviors and communication styles we know are most toxic to relationships such as silent treatment or berating your partner.
The importance of sleep in relationships shows how severe our attitude gets when deprived of it and in order to have a healthy level of conflict, we must be well-rested enough to engage properly during the conflict.
"At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet." - Plato
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