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I'm Fully Aware I'm A Sleep Talker

by Tavia Schwartz
(Albuquerque, NM)

I can hear myself talking in my sleep, and am confused when this happens because it's like I'm aware I am dreaming and somewhat awake from talking.


I have always talked in my sleep, and as a child had night terrors until my late teen years. I even remember having night terrors, 2 out of many episodes since birth, but not until I was about 12 yrs old.

I never fully wake from sleep talking and either continue the dream or start a new one. When I fully wake, I remember that I talked in my sleep, but remember all of the words half of the time. Sometimes I speak full sentences from having conversations with a person I might or might not know, and other times it'll be just be a few words.

What kind of condition is this and how common is it?

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Sep 15, 2015
Same thing happens to me NEW
by: Anonymous

I sleep talk and I sleep walk a little and my sister always tells me in the morning. So once I remember sitting up from my bed and talking to my sister about some really crazy stuff. Then in the morning I woke up and I asked her if I was talking to her and she said that I was. It freaked me out because I was aware I was sleep talking and I couldn't do anything. It was like watching a movie or watching another conversation I had no control in. I don't know what it is called but just know your not alone ;)

Oct 13, 2015
ditto NEW
by: Anonymous

I can hear myself talking and am aware everytime I sit up or get out of bed. Enough to the point that I can tell myself I'm Sleeping and need to lay back down. I also have felt my body shaking in my sleep but can't control myself from doing it. Been going on for Years, getting more frequent past couple months. Having overnight sleep study done on Oct 20th.

Mar 05, 2016
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by: Anonymous

I'd like to know the outcome of this, I find it embarrassing as I recently did it after a night out with a friend, and scared the life out of her! I talk to myself but am fully aware I am doing it, and they are full conversations. I once was talking to someone on the end of my bed!

Mar 07, 2016
your talking to your other half... NEW
by: Anonymous

Yeah but are you aware who your talking to?

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