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Catching Myself Sleep Talking

I have been sleep talking since my preteen years. My parents and aunty have told me several times that I talk, laugh and even cry and shout in my sleep. I was not aware of this until last year when I caught myself sleep talking.

On several occasions I would wake up in the middle of a sentence. On other occasions I have been conscious of the fact that I was talking (in my sleep) but I was unable to stop myself from doing so. Sometimes, I think that I'm dreaming and uttering those words in my dream. It is hard for me to recollect what I've said in my sleep immediately after waking up. However, after a few hours it comes back to me.

I usually sleep talk about my boyfriend or have conversations with him even though he's not next to me. I've also realised that I sleep talk only on the days that I'm feeling sad, angry or frustrated.

Is there something wrong with me or does this happen to everyone?

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Feb 20, 2016
Catching myself talking in my sleep NEW
by: Wakko nyf

For years and years I never remembered any dreams I smoked weed pop pills always got high dreams just never happen however as I got older and eventually stopped doings drugs got a good job wife kids ya know the reason ya start to get on the rite path I find myself dreaming wild dreams and talking all night my wife has to wake me sometimes cause I will be into heavy conversation with who knows I'll wake up she will say you were balls deep into a conversation about candy and I was like that is funny cause in my dream I was designing a eighteenth century train car for a museum so I don't really know what to think of it but it scares her I can get loud and I even wake myself up like just now I woke up screaming about there is enough cheese lmfao

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