In a relationship, cuddles are important as it gives you the feeling of safety and security. That's why a bedtime cuddle is so important. Physical contact of any kind makes people relax and also reduces the tensions of their daily life. If you and your partner cuddle up while sleeping, that helps maintaining the intimacy and also makes you relax.
It makes your bond strong as we love physical closeness and contact. You need to feel safe to have a good sleep. The way you and your partner sleep can tell all about your relationship.
The Honeymoon Hug
The Honeymoon Hug indicates an intense need to stay physically connected to each other. Mostly newly married couple sleeps in this position to feel love, and deep emotional and physical dependence on each other.
This is the most common positions for couples. Couples that has been married for 3-4 years sleep in this position. This position means the woman is the more giving partner and her partner needs special care. It also ensures more physical closeness. It gives you the feeling of being close and secure. It is also said that this is "The king of all cuddles".
The Sweetheart's Crib.
The Sweetheart's Crib is the more intimate cuddle where girl's head is simply anchored on her partner's shoulder. It gives you the sense of safeness and protection. This position is caring and intimate. Couples in early stages of their relationship sleep in this position.
This position is manly for couples that have been together from long time. As the time passes, people need independence and personal space. This position is a mix of both connection and independence.
Face To Face
This is when your faces are looking at each other in an unconscious attempt to look your partner in the eye throughout the night. It shows the hunger for more intimacy and makes a strong relationship.
When female partner tries to make the other safe and secure, she sleeps in this position. Sometimes, guys also need that feeling of protection.
The Classic Cliffhanger
There is no physical contact between the partners as it is a back-to-back position. It means that you are so secure and comfortable with each other that there is no need of physical touch. On the other hand, this position can show the distances between you and your partner.
The Fabio pose it's just like the cover picture of romantic novel where both are passionately holding each other. It gives you the feel of fiery passion that won't burn out.
The Sweetheart Hug
The Sweetheart Hug is the favorite of couples. It shows that the couple is truly loving and faithful to each other. This position indicates the dominance of the male partner as he holds her partner with protective gesture.
The Shingles is a real pose that shows both partners have strong individualistic personalities. Both partners sleep on their backs and they have the same perspective to see the world. It shows the woman is the more understanding partner and chooses to bridge the gap between the two. The pose shows equality and a high level of trust in each other.
The Knot is the position where your legs are woven together. This position depicts that you two are so close that you don't know where you begin and he (or she) ends.
The mirror position is where you are facing towards each other but you don't touch. Married couples and people in long term relationships sleep like this because those are now having a strong bond and they don't need big gestures to express their care.