Sleeping with Mr. Man…

by mssinglemama on December 2, 2008

is quite the experience.

But there is just one little problem.

I had Mr. Man’s permission to tape this and then publish it. Please, let me know what you think.

{ 32 comments… read them below or add one }

Angel December 2, 2008 at 6:55 pm

Hahaha….. that’s freaking awesome! I wish I knew how to prevent snoring. It sure would making things a lot easier.


Heather December 2, 2008 at 7:00 pm

OMG, I’m dying laughing over here.

That has the poential to be a deal breaker with me. I CAN’T STAND snoring!!!!

I have ZERO advice for you on this one. Hopefully you’ll get some useful tips. Maybe just buy some ear plugs? (Probably not the best solution when you’ve got little ones in the home, though.)

Still laughing, by the way.

Good luck.


O Solo Mama December 2, 2008 at 7:28 pm

You know, one of cats has chewed thru yet another earphone cord so I can’t get the full effect but I can only imagine. Breathe-strips. . .or whatever they’re called? They help lots of folks. You could buy them and plop them on his nose by force. . .you know, sort of a dominatrix thing. Heh heh. Sorry, I’m fresh out of ideas.


Laura December 2, 2008 at 8:09 pm

Oh dear!! That is a slight problem!!

I heard once if you put a tennis ball in his lower back – he has to lie on his side for this – that helps?? NO idea how though or if it woks!


Erin December 2, 2008 at 8:21 pm

Hmmm….luckily K only snores when he’s really, really tired. I just kick him until he rolls over.

I used to date a guy that snored…LOUD. If I didn’t fall asleep before he did, I was done for. NOTHING I tried worked. Eventually, I learned to live with it.

My friend’s fiance snores so she invested in some earplugs. They’re bright pink and she says they’re the only ones that work and they are amazing.


T December 2, 2008 at 8:26 pm

OMG!!! I am crying over here. That is SO bad!! Girl! Been there!!! My ex was awful!

The ex would only snore when he was asleep on his back. If I could get him to turn over, it would stop.

Good luck with that. Hope he’s worth it!!



cyndi December 2, 2008 at 8:39 pm

My mother snored so loud when I was a child that it kept me up at night becuase I could hear her through the walls. I still dread her coming to my house to spend the night to this day. Earplugs? Breath right nose strips? Smother him with a pillow an cover up the evidence? LOL I really don’t have an answer to that but if he’s willing to let you tape and post that for us, he’s a keeper so whatever it takes, find a way.


J-Fo December 2, 2008 at 8:48 pm


It doesn’t even sound like snoring…it’s like GROANING! This is hilarious. Good luck!


Sara December 2, 2008 at 9:01 pm

Actually, there are sloutions. Everything from a snore guard from the dentist, to a sleep apnea machine (I think that’s what it’s called) or on severe cases surgery. It might be a little much asking for something as drastic as surgery from someone you’re newly dating, but it’s definatly worth investigating all options. It is hilarious though, and how awesome that he is open to you trying to fix the problem. By the way, when do we get a picture?!


badmuthablogger December 2, 2008 at 9:02 pm

I was hoping for some bedroom action… LOL…

but seriously, snoring like that is going to drive you bonkers. My vote is for a good kick in the shins until he rolls over. Eventually he might learn to sleep on his front. Good luck, babe!


Savored Life December 2, 2008 at 11:10 pm


You know…when my dad snored when I was younger, it drove me INSANE…

When Romeo was here…and he snores (not quite THAT loud)…I thought it was cute… hmmmmm

I would try the nudging him and/or rolling him over… hahaha

(You KNEW there had to be SOMETHING “wrong” with him….haha)


Savored Life December 2, 2008 at 11:16 pm

…that noisy Bag of Chips!! πŸ˜€


Mike December 2, 2008 at 11:35 pm

As one who does admit to his snoring the advice my wife would give is to bounce the bed. It causes me to stop or I roll over on my side. Most people can’t snore on their sides, only on their backs.

Hope he sleeps on his side or his stomach.

BTW – just like everyone else, I was hoping for more video and less audio…


jen December 3, 2008 at 1:03 am

Mmm, well so long as the bedroom department is ok in other areas then what’s a slight snore ey?


Angie December 3, 2008 at 5:54 am

OMG! That is funny. I can’t laugh too much because I’m the abonoxious sleeper in my relationships.
The key is too fall asleep first. My ex used to try to do that. He also said that the “Breathe Rite Strips” helped alot.


stpaulslim December 3, 2008 at 6:57 am

Sounds like you’re sleeping with Mr. Bear. Actually, snoring can be hazardous to his health. It’s called sleep apnea and it’s hard on your heart because you actually stop breathing while sleeping. Please have him see a sleep doctor to see if he has it. The standard prescription is a CPAP machine that will make his life, and yours, much better.


QTMama December 3, 2008 at 7:55 am

Yes, the Breathe Rite Strips really do work well. My ex-Dick was a HUGE snorer! And those things were my savior! I’d buy some, and rite quick like. πŸ˜‰


April December 3, 2008 at 8:04 am

I was going to suggest the Breathe Right strips too. I hope they work for your sake. I’d go (even more) insane if I had to listen to it every night! πŸ˜‰


Nikki December 3, 2008 at 9:40 am

ROFL!!!! This is hilarious! I mean…that you recorded it! hahaha :O)~

I used to wear earplugs in a former life when I dated snorers. It “usually” worked. One in particular was so crazy loud even ear plugs didn’t work.


Brooke December 3, 2008 at 12:30 pm

Oh my goodness! That is hillarious! If you can find a solution, pass it on! Both Sushi Boy and I snore, thankfully we still think it is hilarious. Sushi Boy sounds like a neighing horse, and I…well, I’m not sure what I sound like!


LJ December 3, 2008 at 1:49 pm

Ha! So cute πŸ™‚

And again, I’m with everyone else.. I was hoping for a glance of Mr Man’s face!


MindyMom December 3, 2008 at 5:46 pm

You really have to be into him to tolerate that! My ex was a snorer and breathrights helped some, so did rolling him on his side but nothing worked all the time. Eventually the people in my dreams spoke with a really irritating monotone that resembled his snore. We are divorced now btw…


Ame December 3, 2008 at 6:46 pm

I sleep with a LOUD snorer. I knew going in just how bad it was… AND I am a terrible insomniac. You would think that it would be a recipe for disaster but it is remarkable to me how fast that sound becomes part of what I NEED to sleep. He was out of town last week and I could NOT sleep.

After 5 years of being alone the sounds of someone sleeping with me is comforting. I find his soft snoring incredibly soporific. When he starts with the loud stuff (which you can hear in the WHOLE house) I nudge him into another position…

So I don’t have any real solutions, just empathy.


Leah December 3, 2008 at 8:17 pm

Um…you will get used to it? πŸ™‚

I wish I had something useful to say, but I snore AND I am a heavy sleeper. the lucky man who gets me!!!!

Hopefully one of the suggested remedies will do the trick. In any case, it sounds like his wonderful attributes outweigh this one little flaw.


Hanna December 3, 2008 at 9:35 pm

The video was hilarious, but the comments are even funnier! I hope you find the solution. I would dread camping trips, because we would all be in the same tent and my dad would snore so freaking loud. My mom has resorted to literally beating him in his sleep to get him to roll over and stop,


KT December 4, 2008 at 11:28 pm

That sounds like my husband used to and I also camcorded it! He was so bad he wound up having surgery for severe sleep apnea. Aargh!


Ms. Single Mama December 5, 2008 at 5:07 am

I’ll definitely be buying those breathing stripes if this whole thing pans out in the long-run. For now, I’m just elbowing him really hard or smacking his face with a sheet!


Thanks everyone – glad you liked the video!


O Solo Mama December 5, 2008 at 2:47 pm

Honey, you gotta get cable! You could listen to some great snore remedy commercials at 2 am!


Random Esquire December 8, 2008 at 6:28 pm


That video (or audio, as it happens) is awesome.

You crack me up.


littlemansmom December 8, 2008 at 7:54 pm

LOL………BwaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA…oh, my sides hurt….toooooooooooooo funny! LOL


Suzanne B. (Crunchy Green Mom) December 25, 2008 at 7:59 pm

~falls out of chair laughing! OMG>.. that’s awesome… dear goodness.. I’m gonna pee…

I have no advice.. I snore like that! So does my new guy…. I have no advice…


mona January 11, 2009 at 4:22 am

My man is just so invisible, he’s been like this all through our marriage.

No sound at home, no talking, no discussions, no excitement and…no snoring. It’s like sleeping next to a dead man. (He doesn’t move, he sleeps right away and I can’t even hear him breath at all.)

That’s why I want to leave him.
And believe or not, I dream about a man snoring next to me. Some life please. I’ll enjoy it, promise.


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