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Who's grumpier in the morning: Men or women?

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By Glamour Magazine Jan 11, 2013 5:51PM

By Gena Kaufman

Surprise: it’s us, ladies. We’re totally morning beasts! According to a survey of 2,000 people in London, women are totally grumpier than men, with some accused by their colleagues of “being a strop” in the a.m. hours. “Strop” is British slang for "Get this beyotch some coffee," I think.

Photo: Asia Images Group/Getty ImagesAnecdotally, I’d have to agree. I’m never less happy than when my alarm goes off in the morning, and I’ve basically worn a hole in my snooze button. Beware, the future boyfriend who has the pleasure of waking up next to me on a Monday morning, especially if I ever again find myself in a job where I have to do more than roll out of bed to start working.

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My last boyfriend and I were pretty much on the same oversleeping page, so I think we just subconsciously agreed to be miserable together, silently, most mornings. But I imagine mornings could get unpleasant between a rise-and-shine kind of person if they were dating a “Seriously, could you please SHUT UP AND LEAVE ME ALONE TO MY CEREAL-SLURPING MISERY?” kind of person.

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Which kind of morning person are you? What about your guy? How do you deal with mornings together?

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