Start by sharing a tiny, annoyingly irksome complaint about each other's habits. When this is the case, it's time to schedule those intimate moments so you know you'll always have them. On those days FH takes care of the chores. Psychology Today refers to this as the "Bic Cure: When he was getting up for work I just wanted a little more sleep — although I did usually get up with him, then take a nap before going into work. I still love our weekends and snatched moments of time together, but I've learned to be happy cooking for myself, eating alone, doing things at my own pace and having the time to do the things that are important to me. When you have an opposite schedule than your partner—whether it's because of work or different sleep schedules—it seems like the only solution is to separate.
But when you're not in the same place at the same time for those spontaneous interactions, it's impossible to have one.
Making A Relationship Work With Opposite Schedules
Yes, unfortunately that means dinner at like 8: Take long weekends together every now and then, schedule date nights, or get together with all your mutual friends. What I've learned from being in a relationship with opposite schedules. Hope this helps! I make sure to do my work as quickly and efficiently as possible so we do have some free time.