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My Husband Says I Was Singing In My Sleep!

by Helen

I am a 58-year-old lady and my husband said that I was singing in my sleep last night. Since he can sleep through an air raid, it must have been pretty loud to have awaken him.

When I'm awake, I'm not the most melodious singer, so I can't even imagine what I sounded like. I do remember singing in my dream. It was a really high-pitched song. I must have sounded like a sick cat, but fortunately I have a wonderful husband who loves me no matter what.

About two months ago I stayed with my sister and she said I sang that night, too. She said I was singing something that sounded like "Merh Merh Merh." Our little black pug sleeps with me and snores very loudly sometimes so I thought maybe she'd just heard my pug snoring.

Unfortunately for me she recorded it on her phone so there was no denying it was me singing away. Those darn cell phones. You can't get away with anything any more!

One of my favorite episodes of "The Big Bang Theory" is when Penny sings the lullaby "Soft Kitty" to Sheldon and the last three words of the song are "purr, purr, purr" so maybe that's what I was singing.

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Jan 31, 2019
Singing during sleep
by: Larry

On two occasions I woke at night to my wife singing in her sleep and if I had wanted to wake up fully I would have recorded it on my cell phone too. I don't think she believes me and I've googled it but I can't find anything other than talking in your sleep. I wonder what it's called and why?

Mar 05, 2019
singing while sleeping NEW
by: John Onstad

I also sing in my sleep. My sister says I can carry on quite a tune, while being on pitch. The bad thing with this is I sing so loud sometimes I wake myself up. This happens many times while I first go to sleep.

Jun 13, 2019
Humming whilst asleep NEW
by: Janet

My husband says that sometimes I hum in my sleep (he can’t make out the tune) only snatches of humming but not monotone. I seem quite happy and it doesn’t bother him thankfully.

Mar 13, 2022
Sleep singing NEW
by: Anonymous

Last night my husband beautifully sang a soothing original piece. If it ever happens again, he will be recorded.

May 20, 2023
This could be me.... NEW
by: Anonymous

My husband is often awakened by my dreadful, what he calls 'church lady' singing. I'm 59, have done this for quite a while and whenever I go away with my sister I wake her too.

I am a terrible (TERRIBLE) singer when awake and can't imagine it's any better when I'm sleeping. No one has recorded it but I wish they had. I don't go to church but did love singing hymns in school assemblies as a child so maybe it is those songs oozing out. I did just read that there is a thing called RBM Behaviour Sleep Disorder (an acronym within an acronym no less) that causes unusual sleep behaviour but it could just be a latent love of church singing?!

Jan 04, 2024
Humming Xmas Songs NEW
by: Anonymous

I hummed to the tune of "have yourself a merry little Christmas" last night. I have a Sleep Recorder app, so I was able to have it documented and it's pretty funny. I am right on if I do say so myself it sounded pretty good!

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