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Old 07-04-2016, 07:19 AM   #21
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Morning person here and my given name is Lark so there you go. DW is a night owl. I'll RE on Sept1. I don't anticipate problems, as we respect each others quiet time and have for years. I love my 2 hours of alone time every (weekend) morning.

We do argue a bit occasionally, as my DW can get "a head of steam" around 9:30 and want to discuss some issue. Typically, politics or neighborhood drama. I'm doing NOTHING at that time except trying to stay awake until the TV show ends. We work it out and try to meet in the middle.
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Old 07-04-2016, 10:45 AM   #22
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The biggest problem with night owls is travel. A night owl HAS to be willing to change their schedule to get the most out of travel experiences. Shore excursions on cruises typically start at 8AM. Road trips are more relaxed if they begin early in the day. Unfortunately, this puts a burden on the morning person to get the night owl moving earlier than their usual time.
Meh. As if I didn't have enough reasons to hate the idea of a cruise. A schedule? Too reminiscent of w*rk for me.
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Old 07-04-2016, 12:43 PM   #23
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The biggest problem with night owls is travel. A night owl HAS to be willing to change their schedule to get the most out of travel experiences. Shore excursions on cruises typically start at 8AM. Road trips are more relaxed if they begin early in the day. Unfortunately, this puts a burden on the morning person to get the night owl moving earlier than their usual time.
This sounds stressful, like work. No way I'm going to be vertical and ready to walk off the ship at 8 am if I'm paying them money to be there! We usually roll off the ship an hour or two later. Buffet/dining room crowds are gone and there's no line to exit the ship. We usually roll our own adventure, so there's nothing missed in port.
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My biggest issue with living with a night owl is that I have become DH's human alarm clock.😐

If anyone here has solutions to that problem, please share.
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I am a night owl and DW is a morning person. By the time I get up in the morning, she has already worked out, showered, and eaten breakfast. But I sleep like a log and I don't even hear the hair drier when she uses it only 5 feet from the bed. Now, the cats are more problematic to ignore in the morning...
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