American psychologists Mark Gulston and Samuel Dunkell drew attention to the fact that couples share their sleeping place in different ways. When we sleep, our bodies are at their most honest condition, so nighttime can tell a lot about the relationships between lovers.
One of the most popular pose is called ‘spoons.’ It looks like this: people are sleeping side-by-side, the bodies are very close. This is one of the most well-spread pose among people during the first few years of their relationships. Love and affection are strongly expressed. It looks like a vertical position, when the lovers give each other a back-to-front hug. This is also a sign of care, as traditionally a male is behind: he’s a protector of his family. Though there are women who prefer wrapping their partners: this is an indicator of a female-driven kind of relationships.
The second pose is called ‘Back to back .” Some people say this is a sign of lack of closeness and warmth between the lovers. This is an alarming thing: people start losing interest to each other.