First, convince your boyfriend that his free flow waterbed of 20 years is not the ideal sleeping arrangement for two full grown adults who are light sleepers. This may take several years.
Second, compromise on buying a new waterbed with waveless technology instead of a conventional mattress.
Third, do research.
Fourth, briefly mourn the loss of Consumer Reports as your guide when you realize their mattress reviews do not include waterbeds.
Fifth, discover that most waterbed mattress review sites look like they were made in the