"Let me think about it. Why couldn't you sleep?"
"How do I know? The doctor's got some sort of holistic tea he wants me to try."
"Sex is a good sedative."
"Maybe. Especially, for instance, if your partner's on the inadequate side. You can catch a quick nap during the act."
"I can promise you won't sleep through it."
She only smiled, and ate her salad.
By Édouard Vuillard - AAGyOnA867cXFA at Google Cultural Institute
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Most people know they need to eat right and exercise to be healthy. But what about sleep? We spend about one-third of our lives asleep, and sleep is essential to better health. But many of us are struggling with sleep. Four out of five people say that they suffer from sleep problems at least once a week and wake up feeling exhausted. So how do you become a more successful sleeper? Grab a pillow, curl up and keep reading to find out.
Out of habit, she switched on the white-noise maker on the bedside table.
When she moved away to adjust her bedroom air filter, Malachi switched it back off as he did every night. She never noticed.