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I Know When I Sleep Talk, But Can't Stop

by Melissa Long
(Branson, MO )

I'm 20 years old, and I've been known to sleep talk/sleep walk when I was a child. For about ten years I was fine with no episodes (my sleep walking was so bad I left my house and walked to the highway with my dad in tow) and would play hide and seek with my pillows only to wake up asleep on top of the dryer.

As I said, for about ten years all was well, until about January. I haven't sleepwalked but my sleep talking is an almost every night occurance. I've researched sleep talking and it all says that the sleeper is unaware of their speaking - but I am very much aware. I know when I'm talking but it's like I can't stop it. I try to stop talking but it's like my brain and my mouth are completely separate.

I wake my husband up every night and I'm starting to feel the effects of 'waking up' every night from it.

Any thoughts?

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Dec 06, 2015
Same here NEW
by: K Sampson

I also am aware of when I'm talking in my sleep and non of it makes sense and then I eventually snap out of it my dad talked in his sleep also random gibberish and unfortunately my son is now to also I have gone so far as to poke my girlfriend in the forehead and when she asked me why I'm doing I said catching a Pokemon we have had full conversations that make no sense and I can't stop it and I keep going with it but I know in my head it makes no sense

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