Should Married Couples Have Separate Bedrooms? — Cameron Diaz Weighs In

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Cameron Diaz weighed in on married couples having separate bedrooms, and since then, the topic has received mixed reactions. The actress is married, so considering her advice would not necessarily be wrong. But is there truly a need for separate bedrooms even as a married couple? Shouldn’t there be unity on all fronts? And will the distance — different bedrooms harm the marriage?

Cameron Diaz’s Take On Married Couples Having Separate Bedrooms

Diaz is a mother, wife, and celebrity who unapologetically mentioned her reason for married couples having separate bedrooms. During her cue on the Lipstick On the Rim podcast, she explained that separate bedrooms should be the norm and not a surprise announcement for married couples.

The actress went on about how a lover’s imperfection can distress the other. For example, if one person snores heavily to escape such noise or discomfort, the other person should consider a different sleeping space. This would mean that rather than solve the snoring problem or talk about it, the lovers agree on a separation.

For Diaz, it did not seem like snoring was the problem. She added:

“To me, I would literally have my room, and you have yours. We have the family house in the middle. I will go and sleep in my room. You go sleep in your room. I’m fine.”

Separate bedrooms would not mean leaving your bedroom duties as Diaz maintained, “And we have the bedroom in the middle that we can convene in for our relations.”

Takeaways From Diaz’s Opinion

Cameron Diaz may not be on track with her separate bedroom philosophy because married couples often need bond and unity. Following the utter shock from the podcast interviewers, the actress stressed that her practical life was different.

In her words, as stated according to Elite Daily, “I’ve already said it. By the way, I don’t feel that way now because my husband is so wonderful. I said that before I got married.”

Diaz, who jumped the broom with Benji Madden in 2015, has remained happily married, and they do not live separately. This points to the fact that married couples are likely not to work if they follow her advice.
Together, Diaz and Madden made their beautiful daughter — Raddix, not by avoiding each other in separate rooms.

Unmarried couples may indeed develop such hot takes. But the moment you become an item for life, you only stay in separate bedrooms when the marriage is threatened. For Diaz, her life changed once she got hitched.

In 2016, she told Harper’s Bazaar:

“I got married last year. That was the biggest thing I’ve done in my 40s, and it opened me up in different ways.”

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