The Pleasure of Reading in Bed Together

A happy relationship is often associated with constant wild and passionate sex. But in fact, one of the greatest joys, and a good indicator of mutual satisfaction, is the capacity to read in bed together. We may be doing better than we think. For gifts and more from The School of Life, visit our online shop:
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“A bedroom at around 9pm. It’s quiet, save for the rustle of the leaves in the garden outside.
We’re side by side, each absorbed in a different world. One of us might be in a submarine beneath the arctic ice floe, the other is flitting through the salons of 18th-century Paris. Every so often our toes touch momentarily but without raising notice.
We might briefly stretch a hand to touch the nape of the partner’s neck before turning a page. We can hear our partner very lightly breathing…”

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