I moved over to snuggle into his arms and we fall asleep.
I awakened to his laughter. I had pushed him over to the end of the bed. He had been dreaming about dogs (maybe this is a good sign--I want one). In his dream, one dog in particular, a German Shepherd, leaned against him with his full weight. Car-man moved to steady himself...and he almost fell out of bed.
I gave him half the bed and we both settled into restful slumber.
I don't know what I was dreaming about (I have an overblown imagination) when I yelled, "Help."
Poor Car-man. No wonder he dragged himself out of bed this morning.
This whole scenario could be a problem if it happened regularly. Studies have shown that "men who slept for short periods of time were much more likely to die over a 14-year period."
Why? It may be that sleep problems may contribute to clogged arteries or disrupt the immune system.