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Sleep Issues, Partnered Sleeping, and Me.

I've always been a great sleeper. Even when things are tough, or I'm very anxious, I've always been able to sleep. It is my gift. Maybe I developed too much hubris about it, because...

Suddenly I've started having a very hard time falling asleep. I toss and turn or lie awake in a twilight state for a couple of hours before I finally fall asleep. It's so, so frustrating. What's going on?! It's especially weird because...


I have no problem falling asleep when Mr Cat's Pyjamas is in bed with me! I don't always have the best sleep, but at least I can fall asleep and generally stay that way! We don't live together, and we sleep together anywhere from 2-4 nights a week, usually. What the heck! I'm not especially anxious about anything right now; there's no reason for me to be stuck in a non-sleep state when I'm by myself!

I really don't want to have to rely on sleeping with Mr Cat's Pyjamas to ensure I get a full night's sleep. It's not fair to him (especially because he's still getting used to sleeping with me—he's a creature of habit), and it feels kind of...disempowering and weird? to me.

Thoughts? Advice? HALP.

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