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My husband’s snoring is driving me insane – should we consider sleeping in separate rooms?


Posted by mom160421, 12th November 2015


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  • Yes I would encourage your husband to go to the Gp and in the meantime I would buy earplugs !


  • I have the same problem,some times it is okay and some times l get little sleep!


  • Let us know how you go with this – my husband is similar but has started to use a mouth guard which has made some difference. I also tend to poke him until he rolls on his side which also helps!


  • A few weeks ago my sister in law was diagnosed with serious sleep apnea and she was quite a loud snorer ( according to her husband ) . It was by sheer coincindence she decided to get tested as her father had some breathing issues and the next minute most of her siblings got officially diagnosed as well. I would see a doctor if it is that serious and they will carry out tests to determine cause .


  • yeah doctor! i think that would not be too bad for me because i am a heavy sleeper lol.


  • Thanks everyone. I’d rather we stayed in the same bedroom, so I’ll encourage my husband to see our GP, and see how that goes.


  • My partner and I are only young couple and sleep in different rooms. I have ‘my’ room and he has the main bedroom. For me his snoring/sleep apnea was just keeping me awake and id be so tired and cranky by the end of the day, as well as getting up to a BF little one. Its the best thing I/we ever did. He didnt and probably still doesnt love the idea but hey! ‘happy wife happy life!’ oh i also booked my partner in to get a sleep study done so as he can see if that sleep apneo can be fixed…then ill have to give up my room.


  • Earplugs and wrapping the pillow round your head helps. Seriously if his snoring is that bad he may have sleep apnea which can be life threatening! Best if sees a doctor..


  • Maybe some earplugs in the interim until your hubby gets checked out by the GP. ;)


  • Have him see his GP and find out if there is a cause to the snoring. If it is affecting you too much then maybe yes you could consider it.


  • There are great benefits in separate rooms when snoring etc. is a problem.. you will get a good nights sleep and you will be much more relaxed.

    I recall you asking about house guests in another post maybe if she hears hubby sounding like a steam train she might think twice about stopping over. lol.

    All the very best to you both and if indeed you feel hubbies snoring is getting to be a health problem please encourage him to get checked out.


  • Best to get the reason for the snoring checked before any other decisions.


  • its important to have your husband talk to his GP about the snoring – it could be cured! If you are sleep deprived, it would be a good idea to have a bed in a quiet part of the house to retreat to. Hope this helps.


  • My husband it a teeth grinder. Luckily since he uses a mouth guard it’s fine! Maybe it could be something for you, Mom81879.

    If, because of the snoring, you don’t get much sleep, and you have a spare room I would really consider sleeping separately.


  • My hubby is a snorer and a teeth grinder :/ Makes sleep extremely hard at times. We are lucky to have a spare bedroom so if he wakes me with his night time noises, I just up and head to the spare room. Maybe not ideal, but at least I get some sleep and it doesn’t happen every night, so we spend some time together in same bed


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