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Is Sleep Talking The Truth? I May Be In Trouble...

by Anon
(England)

My girlfriend said i was talking in my sleep about being with another girl and cheating. I have no idea what I was saying and I know I have never cheated EVER!!! She was curious as you would be and searched online to see if
talking in your sleep is the truth or not.

Some websites say you talk truth in your sleep, but I know it's not true.

Is there a real scientific answer to what sleep talking really means??? And how can I prove I am not lying??



Kevin: Hey Anon, sorry to hear about your predicament. As far as I know, there's nothing to make us believe that what we say while we are asleep is necessarily the truth. In fact, there is ample evidence of absurdities said during sleep that don't make much sense or part hugely from reality. Just take the hilariously absurd blog Sleep Talkin' Man for example.

The fact of the matter is that you are asleep during sleep talking episodes, and plenty of un-real stuff happens during our sleep. There's nothing intrinsic about the nature of sleep talking that guarantees true statements.

In terms of proving it to your girlfriend, I'd find cases where the truth was not stated during sleep talking. Our sleep talking stories may help. Where my knowledge is right now, I don't know of any more scientific way to prove it. But hopefully you can rely on her trust for you too.

All the best,
Kevin

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Aug 03, 2011
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P.S. This visitor-submitted post and especially its comments may in particular be a valuable read for you.

Aug 20, 2011
some help from a kindred spirit
by: justin

i belive sleep conversations only consist of some truth its possible that you felt like you cheated on by doing something quistonible

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