Although this is a tricky situation, the best solution is if the couple agrees on some basic things in order to maximize the awake time they have together, reports Bustle.

For some people, being a morning person or a night owl seems to be in their DNA. But if not, Natalie Dautovich, PhD, assistant professor of Counseling Psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University and environmental fellow at National Sleep Foundation, has a solution.

“If it’s a matter of preference not work hours, consider shifting your sleep schedule to create better alignment,” she tells Bustle.

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