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What would you do if you were married to a snoring spouse?

  1. Abwaan profile image73
    Abwaanposted 6 years ago

    In a nutshell, what would you do if your spouse snores crazy?

    1. wilderness profile image95
      wildernessposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Apparently, snore more crazy than she does.  Other than that, nothing.

    2. prettydarkhorse profile image62
      prettydarkhorseposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I will buy a muffler

    3. padmendra profile image15
      padmendraposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      No one can get noticed of such terrific habits unless someone watches her spouse while he is sleeping. Even if it is there, it is better to take your spouse to a doctor and of course, the remedy is there.  Snoring causes due to high blood pressure, people having excess amount of liquor or the man is   suffering from sinus. Obesity is also the main factor for this. Better to consult a physician.

    4. Flightkeeper profile image80
      Flightkeeperposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Ear plugs!

    5. slideseven profile image61
      slidesevenposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Go to a pharmacy (drug store) and by one of many products available over the counter your spouse can take to stop snoring.
      If this fails...kick him/her out of bed and say 'use the spare room' if you have one, or 'downstairs with you to the sofa'!

    6. RNMSN profile image88
      RNMSNposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I dont think I could sleep without hubby's snoring lol

  2. tony0724 profile image59
    tony0724posted 6 years ago

    I think they have medical solutions to that problem now. Get them to see the doctor !

  3. Jane@CM profile image60
    Jane@CMposted 6 years ago

    Suffer and suffer some more. LOL  This is why some really smart person created sleeping medication to knock out people like me who cannot sleep with people like him.  Some choose separate bedrooms. My hubby snores so badly, my kids hate going on family vacations because they have to sleep in the same hotel as he is in lol  Seriously, our bedroom is upstairs, I can hear him in the kitchen on the main floor.  It is awful!  I love him, but would trade his snoring!

  4. Lisa HW profile image83
    Lisa HWposted 6 years ago

    I was, but I didn't think anything of it.  It was just how it was.  I don't know....   Maybe people just need to make sure they're good and exhausted before they try to sleep; because if they are, all the snoring in the world won't keep them awake.  (I'm apparently "blaming the victim", aren't I....    hmm )

  5. donotfear profile image89
    donotfearposted 6 years ago


  6. jennshealthstore profile image87
    jennshealthstoreposted 6 years ago

    Like anything, after a while you would probably get use to it and not even notice they were snoring anymore. I know that way I sleep I wouldn't even hear it..

    1. Aficionada profile image92
      Aficionadaposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Maybe if you fall asleep first, you wouldn't notice it.  But, married for over thirty years, I can definitely say that I can't fall asleep if he is snoring while I'm still awake.

      Drugstores (and maybe discount stores too) sell a little device that sticks on the outside of the nose that supposedly helps to keep the air passages open.  I've heard that it's fairly effective, but don't have any personal experience with it.

  7. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
    SomewayOuttaHereposted 6 years ago

    ..night all...off for a quick snore or two!


  8. Lisa HW profile image83
    Lisa HWposted 6 years ago

    Better snoring than yelling.  There's nothing like a person who does that weird, moronic, yelling-thing because he's dreaming that he's yelling but nobody hears him - so he yells louder and louder and wakes up the whole house (or himself).  lol

    1. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
      SomewayOuttaHereposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      LOL!  night Lisa!  sweet dreams!

  9. Rochelle Frank profile image90
    Rochelle Frankposted 6 years ago

    I fall asleep quickly and sleep like a log-- so I could probably sleep through it, but snoring can be a symptom of a bigger problem like sleep apnea-- so frequent snorers should have the advice of a medical specialist.

  10. wyanjen profile image86
    wyanjenposted 6 years ago

    I used to wear earplugs. Also, he would wait until I was asleep before he would come to bed. That helped a little.
    Here is something strange - I got so frustrated one night I shushed him. Seriously. I said "shhhh" - not loud, just in a normal casual way. And guess what - it worked. He would shush. Not long, five minutes or so, but usually that was all it would take for me to get back to sleep. To this day he thinks I'm full of beans about it lol he didn't hear me doing it to him.

    My first night out on my own after the divorce was HEAVEN. I live very near to a major hospital, and train tracks are only 3 blocks away. I don't go half an hour without freight trains or sirens going off.

    I sleep like a baby wink hee hee

  11. khmohsin profile image59
    khmohsinposted 6 years ago

    I think medical checkup for frequent snoring is must. Snoring is caused due to some severe problems including heart problem. Mostly people are advised to sleep in their right side direction, as putting low pressure on heart causes less snoring.

    1. Kimberly Bunch profile image60
      Kimberly Bunchposted 6 years ago

      I would be pissed off! [Excuse my candor]. Especially since I am a light sleeper and any noise wakes me up or interferes with 'me' falling asleep.

      I would be trying to solve the problem while being angry until the silence brought back the peace and quiet!

      Just a truthful statement that many go through. Anyone else have sensitive hearing???


    2. TerryGl profile image59
      TerryGlposted 6 years ago

      I actually put up a snoring cures site and talked about all the things that can cure or at the very least reduce snoring.

      I now love my snoring partner.

      The actual site is in my profile if your interested.

      My favorite weapon of choice - Commercial grade ear plugs.

    3. habee profile image92
      habeeposted 6 years ago

      A C-pap will stop the snoring immediately!

    4. CYBERSUPE profile image60
      CYBERSUPEposted 6 years ago

      Buy the snoring spouse a box of Breathe Right at the drug store. They do work!

    5. torimari profile image80
      torimariposted 6 years ago

      Pillow over their head.

      1. Misha profile image75
        Mishaposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Cutting the throat works even better. A bit messy though wink

    6. Heuchera profile image85
      Heucheraposted 6 years ago

      My Mom used to say that when my Dad wasn't snoring, he was talking, or even better, sitting bolt upright and singing the national anthem (he is a retired sportscaster).  My hubby also snores, very sweetly and quietly though.  I am so extremely blessed to be married to him that I just lay there and feel gratefulness that he's there, especially when one considers that I snore right back once I'm asleep.

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        Kathryn LJposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        LOL! Patriotic sleep deprivation, I love it!  That's the funniest sleep disorder I've ever heard of.  Personally, I have the kind of sleep disorder that makes people run for the hills - now and again I act out dreams (usually violent)  My husband would settle for snoring as opposed to a psycho standing over him at 3am.

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      Precious Williamsposted 6 years ago

      I made mine husband go and have an operation,  He still snores, but it's much quieter. I said I'd divorce him if he didn't. The other thing you can do is put in ear plugs.  There are some really good ones now.

    8. kmackey32 profile image81
      kmackey32posted 6 years ago

      My boyfriend snores horribly... lol

    9. KCC Big Country profile image84
      KCC Big Countryposted 6 years ago

      Snoring can be a very serious issue.  Sleep apnea is very dangerous.  Anyone excessively snoring should be tested.  It could save their life.  My husband suffers from sleep apnea.