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I Know You Can Sleep Talk, But Really?

by Sam
(Indianapolis, IN)

First off its my boyfriend who does this and its more funny than anything else but I was just wondering if this counted as sleep walking?

What he does is he talks in his sleep which no big deal, I do that. What he'll do next is weird. He'll sit up open his eyes and talk to
me. He'll have a short conversation and then lay back down and go to bed.

Like tonight I was laying there trying to sleep and he starts laughing and saying stuff. So I asked him what was he talking about. He laughed and told me he knew we would end up with this map. So I asked him what map. He opened his eyes looked right at me and said "have you ever heard there are no such thing as stupid questions?"

I asked if I had asked a stupid question. All he did was look at me. I said I guess so and then he closed his eyes. I said I love you and he told me he loved me back and then within a minute or two he was snoring again. Should I be worried about him getting up? Or is he ok and I can just enjoy his sleep talk?

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Nov 10, 2013
Lifting things during sleep
by: Anonymous

Something similar happened to me last year. My friends came over for the night and they swear they saw me lift a newspaper and wave it around in my sleep. I have been sleep talking for several years now but I have never once sleep walked.

Feb 26, 2014

Is the map alluded to, a map of the dream-world? The ability on the part of a sleepwalker to carry conversation with another person in the waking-world is unusual enough, that such a sleepwalking sleeptalker might well have access to a map or maps of region(s) in the dream-world. I have at times seen maps during dreams, and though the maps were accurate (identical in geography with the corresponding countries in the waking-world) the place-names on them were all quite different from the names of those places in the waking-world (including being different from the antient names of those sites), a fact that I marvelled at while looking at the maps (knowing all the while that I was looking at them that I was asleep, dreaming).

May 12, 2014
sleep walker and talker
by: Anonymous

I am a sleep walker and talker if he just sits up that is a bit of sleep walking but if he isn't walking around yet there's a good chance he won't if your really nervous though put something in front of the door that will make it difficult for him to leave and do not let him see it when is awake cause he will remember when he is sleeping and avoid it. If you have stairs you really want to make sure he can't get to those if he sleep walks cause that's a bit of tumble and it really sucks being woken up like that ( sadly happened to me). B

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