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Sleepwalking Experiences

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Welcome to Serendip's forum for sharing sleepwalking experiences. "Sleepwalking is a sleep disorder effecting an estimated 10 percent of all humans at least once in their lives. This widespread phenomenon varies in its intensity and frequency. While most sleepwalking incidents are short and not dangerous, some can involve self-injury and are much more dangerous for the sleeper. Also, most interestingly, the disorder seems to stem from many different sources, not from one definable cause such as a chemical imbalance." (Howard, 1999)

This forum is a place to share sleepwalking experiences, thoughts, feelings, treatments, and experiences. Serendip does not offer special medical expertise, but rather a gathering place to talk, listen, think aloud and be heard.

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sleep pissing

last night i was at my boyfriends and apparently i woke up in the night, squatted in the corner of the room and pissed on the carpet. I used to do this when I was little but it hasnt happened since i was about 7. He said he put a bowl underneath me and then i told him it was fine and i tipped the piss down the sink, and then i happily came back to bed as if nothing happened!
very strange...!

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hi im 19 and I have not been sleep peeing yet but I have been sleepwalking 2 times when i was little one time i fell asleep at my great grandparents {i think it was my great grandparents} and fell asleep on the sun bed i woke up on the recliner and another time i was asleep on the sun bed and pops said that i was crying and wanting somthing he asked if i was okay and i didnt respond.

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Who done it?

My boyfriend and I were going to go swimming in my parents pool but when he went to grab his bathing suit it smelt like pee and so did all of the rest of the stuff in that drawer. No body remembers peeing in the drawer and i’m the only person that sometimes sleep walks to use the bathroom. I have never peed in any odd places though. I have tried to doing some research to see what other things it may have been, like if someone had accidentally spilt something in the drawer; I found nothing. Does anyone know why I may have peed in the drawer because it is just bonkers.

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I slept walked into the kitchen and peed on the floor, my boyfriend caught me and I talked to him and got back in bed like nothing happened, I don’t remember any of it.

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I pee in odd places while I sleep walk. Last night I peed in my short bathroom garbage can.

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I'm Sleep Walking...

Hi, I'm being observed by my room mates that i am now sleep walking nightly. I feel bad because they have to guide me back to my room and one of them have seen me with my pants down looking at the wall... they lock their doors now because i have walked into their rooms. I'm very benign in my sleepwalking they can easily guide me back to my room but doing it nightly shouldn't happen to begin with...i'm at a loss to what to do to stop it. I don't think i'm particularly stressed, lonely but not exactly stressed.

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Hypnosis can be a very effective solution for this given the right suggestions.

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Going to the bathroom in my sleep

Almost every night at like 4am I sleepwalk to the bathroom and use it. I never once have remembered this happening. Please tell me I'm not the only one

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Peeing on boyfriend

I have now been observed sleepwalking twice. The first was a few years ago when I had a room mate. I went to her room. Started moving her stuff around. Then pulled down my pants and tried to pee on her floor. Her boyfriend was there too. They didn't believe I had no recollection. I told them I was scared. Fast forward to last night where my boyfriend passed out on the sofa and I in my bed. I woke him up while trying to pee on him and on my new couch. I told him "all things bump in the night" and then ran away. I don't remember this at all and I'm exhausted today. Feel like I didn't sleep at all. How do I stop this? Who knows how many times I've done it. I can't believe I tried to pee on him.

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I have no idea what this is

I'm a 10 year old kid,ya.Just yesterday my grandma told me I sleepwalked out of my bed and walked to the door and started shaking and pulling the doorknob like a crazy person.And my grandma said I wasn't answering when she was asking me questions.Then she brought me out and I was still asleep but I walked to the toilet without bumping anything and used it.Whats going on?? Mostly about the crazy maniac pulling the doorknob thing.

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In reading these comments I

In reading these comments I thought I'd add my own.
I've realised there are other wives & girlfriends going through the exact same thing so I feel a bit better about it.
This is really starting to get a problem though, my OH sleep walks and it terrifys me. Only when drunk though. So he comes home from a night out, goes to bed fine, he normally wakes up a few hours after he's gone to bed, turns all the lights on and stumbles around. Now I'm normally a very light sleeper so you can imagine how lovely it is for me.
Normally he's peeing into something, mostly on plug sockets, corners of rooms and all over the bathroom floor. Funny for most people right? Except he gets so very aggressive with it. Shouting, getting very angry at me & calls me such nasty things when I try and guide him back to bed.
After he does this, I then can't sleep for the rest of the night worried he might do it again.
In the morning he has absolutely no recollection of anything. Which is the most scary part.
We've recently moved into a 2 bed house where our stairs are literally outside of our room and the bathroom the next room along. I'm so worried about what could happen. Has anyone got any tips? This is really taking it's toll on our relationship.

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Same here driving me nuts. We

Same here driving me nuts. We due a baby In jan and worried about all baby stuff. He woke me last night peeing all over the ottoman. He eats while sleep walking to n swears at me

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Not alone

My boyfriend of 7 years does this same thing. While I love him to death. We also have a 2 year old and can't have him just peeing wherever in the house. I'm so worried about what may happen to him bc he gets very aggressive when I try and help him and lately I will jump out of bed to guide him to the toilet so he doesn't get pee all over and I have to clean it up bc he doesn't remember. But l, then I'm not sure of he really doesn't remember or even care. This can't keep happening and I'm just so torn I can't just up and leave if I think he may need help.

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Hotel Sleepwalking / Peeing (I think)

So this is extremely embarrassing. I am a 45 year old professional male who has been known to have a few drinks in my day. Drink most evenings but not to excess (glass or two of wine or beer). I have had prior experiences where I have sleepwalked and peed in inappropriate places. Typically it will happen when I am in an unfamiliar location and have had too much to drink. It has happened a couple of times on cruise ships and thank goodness I did not leave my room. Urinated in the closet and out on the balcony once which was kind of scary because what happens if I would have fallen off and into the abyss. Death, that is what happens. That scares that crap out of me. Usually if it happens at home I will just wake up in weird places like on the couch or in another bedroom even though I went to bed the usual way in my own bedroom. It has always happened when I drink beer up until the point I go to bed. I am certain it is because of a full bladder as it always happens an hour or two after falling asleep. Sometimes I will wake up while moving around, sometimes I will only have a vague memory(almost dreamlike), and others I will not remember at all. My wife is an extremely sound sleeper so she has never woken up for one of these episodes but is fully aware of my night wandering.

The other day my wife and I were travelling and stopped at a hotel for the evening. It was a long day and I was a bit stressed out from various work as well as personal situations. We unloaded the car and checked in and proceeded to have a beer in the room. We then went out for some dinner and a few more beers at a local establishment. It was already late and the restaurant was closing down so I drank two higher alcohol craft beers and then went back to the hotel. We stayed up and watched some TV and drank another beer or two in the room and then went straight to bed. I was far from drunk but had drank a few higher alcohol craft beers and did not use the bathroom right before falling asleep.

Flash forward 1.5 hours later and I wake up to a hotel hallway and take a glance at the nearest room number and note that I am on the third floor on the opposite end of the hotel that my room is on. Worse yet my room is on the second floor. I was wearing a tee shirt and boxer briefs (what I wore to bed) so at least I had some clothes on. I am convinced that if I had gone to bed without clothes that is how I would have woken up in the hallway..... NUDE! Needless to say this was as unsettling as it gets. Once I got my orientation straight I took the stairwell back to my room to try to avoid any guests who might be out and about and tried to be as discreet as possible in knocking on the door and hoping my wife would hear it and let me in. What if I were alone? That would have been a terrible conversation to have with the front desk clerk especially in my state of dress. I guess even though I was able to open a hotel door and wander around I was too dense to remember to take a key to get back in. She opened the door and immediately knew what happened. I hope that nobody saw me but am certain that hotel security cams caught the whole episode. I was so embarrassed and am now terrified to stay in a hotel, with family / friends, or anywhere else in fear that this might happen again. I am certain I peed in the hallway of that hotel somewhere but have no recollection or evidence other than that I did not have to go at all for the rest of the night which was abnormal for me.

I guess the answer is to curb the alcohol intake. It usually happens when I drink larger quantities right before bed so will have to watch that. Was thinking about rigging a tether up to the bed that would be comfortable to sleep with. Maybe an alarm for the door that I saw on Amazon to at least keep me in my room. Who knows but that can't happen again.....

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You drink too much

7 beers in one evening?!!
The answer is self-evident.

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I had to reply because the

I had to reply because the end of your story is 50% of why i'm googling this subject, i'm trying to find a reasonable way to wake myself up if i start to wonder from my bed in the middle of the night..I'm surprised but a little comforted to know it happens to so many people, but i was hoping i could find a scientific explanation as to why it happens, not just "alcohol" as a reason. For me this always happens if i drink right before going to bed. So far, i notice if i'm drinking one night but i stop an hour - hour and a half before bed it won't happen, but i never have any recollection of waking up and peeing on something, i find out when i find moisture lol. This also never happened before and im in my 30's, i've had plenty of black out drinking nights or drinking till i get tired and go to bed (even though i'm not even close to blackout, just tired) in my lifetime and have always been fine, but lately its become problematic.

And whats really mind blowing to me is, apparently im drunk enough to piss in a random object but somehow im coherent enough to do it with enough precision that i dont get pee anywhere else but what im aiming at.. Left work boot 1 week, then again 2 weeks later, an ashtray, coffee cup, etc, and each time there wasn't so much as a drop anywhere else around it, and thats what scares me. I woke up once to my bare feet on cold concrete and another time woke up to the sound of a friend calling my name from another room as i was topping off the ashtray for the second time. but that ashtray incident i hadn't even gone to bed yet, i just remember feeling tired so i started getting undressed, i turned the lights off and then im hearing my name with an ashtray in my hand and the cigarette butts floating, with no time loss in between..

This behavior, although seemingly common, is not "normal".. imo it is a sign of some other underlying problem. Unfortunately, i doubt scientists and doctors are doing tests to find a correlation between people who piss-sleepwalk and develop "xyz" disorder later in life. People who say, "this is normal you just need to control your alcohol consumption" are being too dismissive because even though alcohol seems to be the trigger, it is not the gun..

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My husband does too

My husband has been pissing on various places in the house lately. He's in his early 40's, the trigger almost always seems to be alcohol, like you said. I have caught him sleepwalking before, but in this past year, it's progressed to sleep walking while pissing in every place other than the toilet.hes nowhere near near about it. He's pissed twice in the hardwood floor, all over the kids toys that they left out that day, he's pissed in a laundry basket full of clothing and on our bedroom door/my vacuum cleaner. While I understand what you're saying about it being connected to something else that might develop later, that doesn't mean that getting rid of alcohol all together couldn't be a good idea. I mean, whoever said that beer or any alcohol besides red wine maybe, is good for you. And nothing that's getting you drunk enough to piss yourself is a reasonable amount. Moderation is key. Alcohol dies seem to be the trigger for most people on here though, and I observed they myself, though of course, someone who drinks regularly will always find a way to try to act as if the drinking doesn't have anything to do with any of their issues in life. ItS hElPiNg

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After drinking I go to sleep in bed but woke up on the floor

After a might of drinking, I go to bed, but I always wake up on the floor, and I have no memory of going to the floor. No cuts, no bruises, so I know I don't fall of the bed. I actually go to the floor from the bed. I don't know why it happens, but it happens on most nights I drink, and I know alcohol has something to do with it. I don't know how to stop this without stop drinking alcohol.

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Husband peed on daughter

So my husband got drunk last night, passed out and a few hours later I woke up to him peeing on our infant daughter in her bassinet. I hit him and he stopped peeing walked calmly to the bathroom finished peeing all over the floor and came back to bed passing out again. I'm sure he doesn't have any idea what he did as he is very protective of our child and worries over her often. I'm just shocked and can't go back to sleep as I'm afraid he will do it again. Our baby is fine sleeping soundly after bath and breastfeeding. I just don't know what to do. I know I can't tell anyone. I need to talk to my husband about it in the morning I'm nervous to tell him what he did.

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Sleep walk or possessed?????

So yesterday evening me and my boyfriend had a few friends round for a bbq n had a few drinks and had a great boyfriend doesn't really drink that much so he had a few just cause the drinks were there in front off it got late and our friends left n we went to bed at around 10.45pm....both fell asleep with our kittens playing on our bed as they always do and at bout 1.30am I woke up to him playing
With me...but because it was late I rejected him n turned over....and hour went by I turned
Over and he wasn't I looked around and froze at what I saw...he was stood rockin back n forth at the end of our bed with his eyes wide open staring at me for like 15-20 minutes I couldn't move I was literally frightened....I called his name and
No answer...tapped his hand n he jumped n fell onto the bed for bout 10 minutes or so he woke up n asked me for a drink so I got him one and his eyes were glossy and looked different??? Has anyone ever experienced anything like this cause he has never done that in the time we've been together and with the way he was staring at me makes
Me fear for my safety; now I don't know why but that is the instinct I have at the moment...any help will do thank you in
Advance xx

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First two times sleepwalking...

So this is my first semester of college, so I live with a roommate and we get along really well. My roommate went home last weekend and my other friend came and stayed in our room with me. I usually go to be before my friend so I did around 11 pm. My friend told me that about an hour or so later, I sat up in bed, took my covers off, got out of bed, walked over to the door of my dorm and started to open and close the door. She said she called my name and of course I didn't respond so she knew I was sleepwalking. My friend did not know that you shouldn't wake people that are sleepwalking so she cam over and tapped my shoulder but I did not wake up. She then proceeded to shake me and I did wake up. I was disoriented and scared and had no idea how I got to the door. That was a week ago. I woke up this morning and my roommate told me that last night I sat up in bed and just sat there for a few seconds, got out of bed, walked over to our door and opened it. She said that I continued to stand there swaying back and forth. She said she called my name but I didn't respond so she got up and just guided me back to bed. My roommate said that as soon as I got back to my bed and felt it that I just got in and went back to sleep. Of course I had no memory of doing it. Since I am a college student and its near finals, it's probably because of stress and sleep deprivation. It just scares me a little bit... Anyways, thanks for reading!

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first pee experience

Last night my boyfriend of almost 4 years drank like 3 bud light limes, he wasn't even drunk. we ended up falling asleep together and although I was sober and didn't drink anything i don't really remember falling asleep with him or having him fall asleep either. i woke up to the sound of water spilling and i sat up and felt around on the bed for my boyfriend and he wasn't there. i didn't know what the hell i was hearing, the room was pitch black. i turn on the light and that was the lAST thing i expected to see. i saw my boyfriend peeing all over his wall and his door and his shoes and his xbox, like swinging his penis around and i got up and i said oh my god what are you DOOOOOING he just looked at me and mumbled and started laughing. he sat on the edge of the bed and took his socks off because i guess they were soaked with piss. then he tried going back to bed and I'm over here like confused at hell to what the hell he is doing but i clearly understood he was unconsciously peeing probably sleep walking. he is a very clean person. i said you are going to go to sleep with pee all over your thingS? why did you just do that? and he's not answering he's just laughing away like a hyena so i started laughing. he grabs a pair of his clean jeans and throws them on top of the piss puddle and goes "THAT SHOULD SOAK IT UP" then goes to bed. while laughing. i cleaned his pee while he went back to sleep then told his mom what happened. i thought it was hilarious. completely abnormal. funniest part is when he went to sleep laughing like he didn't just pee all over his things lmfaooo. he has no recollection of it at all. i hope it doesn't continue to happen but it was still so funny. i was just glad i wasn't the target

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my cousin

omgg this happened to my cousin she was sleep on the computer chair she got up with her eyes closed walked in my grandmas room and closed the door i open the door and there she was squating getting ready to pee then i told her no what are u doing so she pulled up her pants asked where the bathroom was (WHICH SHE ALREADY KNOWS) then she opened the bathroom door looked inside but her eyes where closed closed the bathroom door walked in the kitchen stood on the mat and peed her self with her shoes on pants on and shirt then she walked back to the computer chair sat down and went back to sleep was i shocked!!!! @ @

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My Husband

My husband has had two sleep walking incidents that I am aware of so far. Alcohol was involved with both (beer) The first time he went to the garage and peed in the recycling bin I went out to see what the hell was going on, he looked at me with this blank stare kind of like a zombie. I asked him if he wanted to come to bed now and he walked to the bathroom and sat down on the toilet for a few minutes and went back to bed. Tonight I came to the kitchen to find him with his undies down eating half a plain bagel pissing in a tupperware container that was still in the drawer. I am getting annoyed with this and kind of afraid as we have a baby sleeping in the other room... I don't want him going in there and peeing on her. I did tell him about the recycling bin incident and he laughed like it was a joke. He needs to lay off the booze and start taking care of himself as he has a daughter now. How can I get him help when he refuses counselling etc.. I just don't know what to do anymore.. He needs a good kick in the ass.

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I'm in the same exact

I'm in the same exact situation !! If you are still able to read this message me back !

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take photos

Take photos of him during the next incident, then show him. Might get him to realize he needs help.

Hypnosis works great for sleepwalking, btw. But he seems like he's the type of person that would laugh at hypnosis.

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i need help

My girlfriend has a history of sleep talking but not necessarily sleep walking. Until tonight. She had a few drinks and went to bed. In tge middle of the night, she got up, sat on the coffe table and peed everywhere. I woke up in the middle of this and tried to syop her, to eich she replied that she did not pee. Sge went to tge bathroom and finished peeing and came back to bed. Sge was nit aware of any of this. Should i tell her sbout this event or save her the embarrassment.

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my boyfriend had 2 beers

my boyfriend had 2 beers before bed later that night he just jumped out of bed and started peeing all over the furniture i said what are u doing and he went to the bathroom and finished i then said clean that up he got mad and said your so worried about you do it and went back to bed bet he wont remember a thing in the morning

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Sleep walking peeing

Save her the embarrassment. Let her know she walked in her sleep but no need to embarrass her about telling her what she did.I did this 2x in a week an my wife started calling me ill pisser. She even told a friend at work (where i used to work before leaving). I continue to tell her to stop joking and poking fun b/c it was truly embarrassing and out of my control. Hope this helps.

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Peeing while sleeping

Ok so this has happened to my dad like 3 times. The first time was when he went to the middle of our room next to a dresser and a cupboard and unzipped his pants. I was still awake so I said "dad what are you doin" then he looked at me with this dazed look then zipped up his pants and went back to bed. When I asked him about it he had no memory and he had been drinking that night. The second times was when he spent the night at my momshouse . He had drinken all the times he done this. Anywho so whike I was sleeping I wake up to my door being open and its my dad. I say "hey dad" he doesn't answer then he pulls his you know what out and I yell DAD and then he wakes up and goes OMG I thought I wqs in the bathroom sorry.
The third times was when hegets up goes into the closet and starts peeing I get up and yell DAD WHAT ARE YOU DOING then he looks at me and goes OMG again and then gets towels and cleans it

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Sleep peeing

I am embarrassed to say but twice in the last week I have peed in my sleep. Most of the time I make it to the toilet no worries... I have all white furniture in my room and one night I sat on the ledge of my bed and did a wee and last night I sat on a bed side table and did a wee. Not cool. My mum said my dad used to do it a lot and she blamed his drinking but I don't drink... She feels guilty now. Just don't want to keep peeing all over the place like he did. How do I stop lol paint my furniture black? So I don't mistake it for the white toilet ??

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Attacked by sleepwalker

My husband has sexually assaulted me, sometimes quite violently, several times while asleep. We have visited family doctors, sleep specialists and psychiatrists for help and everyone just directs us elsewhere. They tell me that I should just leave when this happens, but escaping an unawake attacker much larger than myself is very difficult. Does anyone know of medical professionals who can actually help with this? Is there a good/fast way to wake someone ip under these circumstances?

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Many years have passed since

Many years have passed since you wrote this and I am wondering if you ever found professional help for your husband to understand why this was happening. Being attacked by the man your suppose to feel safe with is scary and I hope nothing serious has happened because of it.

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Just like the other visitors on this forum, I too have done some weird & embarrassing stuff after falling asleep from having too much to drink. I always remember everything up until bedtime. But after I fall asleep, I turn into someone else and I have named her Debbie. My husband tells me all about her and I hate her. Here's what I know about her:

*1st time she made an appearance I wasn't even 21 & at a friends house and he was the only person that I knew there. We all partied, had a good time but by morning, my friend took me aside and said "Did you f***ing pee at the bottom of my stairs last night?!" I was floored he was even asking me this and replied "Hell f***ing NO!". He said his friends told him I got up at some point, popped a squat and sure enough the floor was wet. I seriously thought his friends were a bunch of dicks and convinced him they were lying and that was that. But the next instances will prove me wrong.

*I have 3 brothers, the oldest has 6 kids and I was at his house. Got piss drunk with his wife and was falling all over the place (not in front of the kids, they were either in bed or at a friends house). I wake up the next morning naked from the waist down and a little throw pillow covering my "woo-who" area. Sat up and immediately stepped in a wet spot on the floor and said "What the F***?!" Immediately I hear laughing and look over and see my sister in law cracking up. I rush my pants on while she told me I had just stripped down, popped a squat, peed, and laid back down. I guess her covering me with the pillow woke me up. Got out of there before all the kids woke up. I was mortified!!

*When I 1st started dating my husband, (you'll have to ask him why he married me) he woke up one night to me violently manhandling the blinds on his bedroom window. He says, "What the HELL are you doing?!" I replied in a really bitchy tone, "Trying to open this F***ing door, I have to pee like really bad!". He directs me to the bathroom but goes back to bed and I close the door behind him. He hears a loud sound and comes back into the bathroom and sees that I was peeing in his bathtub but fell backwards and hit my head on the tile wall.

*After we got married, my husband woke up to me turning on the closet light, I walked in & closed the door behind me. He was convinced I was going to pee so he came in after me but said I had taken off my shirt and was twirling it around my head like I had just won a soccer game. He tried to direct me to the bathroom but I just went back to bed instead.

*I initiated sex a couple of times without any memory of the romp the next day.

*The night of my bachelorette party, my friends paid for a hotel room after a night of barhopping. I woke up naked from the waist down. Mortified, I was convinced I peed somewhere. Tried playing it off to one of my friends (to get the story), jokingly asked if she raped me and luckily, all I did was get out of bed, dropped the panties (in front of everyone) and crashed again. Never found the "wet spot" (wink, wink!) so I was relieved. Some people would be embarrassed about just dropping the panties but when you know you are capable of much worse, that's nothing!

Beer, that's what did it to me each time. I no longer drink it and haven't had any problems since. I can see why the significant others are so bothered by this. I too would hate having to witness this weird stuff from a loved one and then having to clean it up because they're too wasted to comprehend what they just did! Luckily, my husband hasn't had to clean up pee yet and finds my antics funny. But, it takes a patient person to put up with this crap. The person doing this either needs to quit drinking or party at home with someone who doesn't mind babysitting their asses all f***ing night.

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I'm guilty.

I have woken in odd places over the years, unfortunately I sleepwalk. On several occasions I have found wet clothes in my closet on the floor, bathroom rug appeared to be wet. I blamed my pets lol 2 nights ago I was caught urinating in our bedroom closet by my girlfriend. She asked "Are you peeing in the closet" apparently I responded "yes its okay, I have a thingy?" LOL I have no memory of this. This morning I woke up in the living room & I immediately searched the entire house for wet spots. Luckily none but I know it will happen again. Very gross & a little scary. Not sure what I can do to stop this. :(

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almost 2am should I tell him in the morning

My husband just pee'd on the side of the bed, lucky for him he mostly missed his work boots. I asked him while he was pee'ing if he was ok and he said yes but he has always talked during sleep episodes. Anyways I knew by the gorilla way he climbed back in bed he was sleep walking. This is the first unusual pee incident, though the sleep walking is getting worse. About a month ago he was fumbling around the wrong side of the room looking for the door, as I tried to talk to him he said he had to Lee. It took a few redirections but I finally got him into the bathroom. We got to bed rather late, I have been trying to get him to bed earlier as he wakes for work very early. And he does drink though usually not a lot and I don't think he had more then a few last night.

Still I know he needs more sleep and less beer, and maybe keeping the door open so he can find his way out. But hOw or should I tell him what he did

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Don't know why.

I've recently done this twice in the past few months. It is the strangest of things but I must get up from bed naked and walk around. But that isn't the weird part, when I awaken from the sleep I find myself standing or lying down in the kitchen or my own home. I was told that I did do this last night and that I was stood there for an hour. This was really embarrassing for me as one of my friends flat mates caught me doing so. She was very confused as to what I was doing at 8 in the morning, naked in her living room. I was told that I did cover up so I must of been aware of the situation but I really, really do not want it to happen again.

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Peeing in mothers suitcase while sleep walking drunk

So the morning started out pretty normal until my mother woke up and went to grab some clothes from her suitcase only to find that everything was soaked. At first no one had a clue as to how it happened, not to mention it didn't even seem like urine at first. I drank ten beers, two glasses of wine and a sex on the beach the night before the incident. This was the first time I've ever urinated while sleep walking after drinking so much; it must have been because of mixing alcohol because there were been many times I've drank so much and never has this happened to me. I have to admit it's quite embarrassing but at the same time hilarious. I felt better about the incident by simply owning up to the fact that it happened and laughing. This is a pretty rare occurrence and I don't expect it to happen again. One thing is certain, never again mix drinks. Auto-pilot doesn't always work as expected. LMAO

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Not just once

This keeps happening to me. It's been going on for about a year now. I've read articles that it's related to a vitamin deficiency but it seems more like mental issues. Sometimes I remember that it happened but can't tell if I was dreaming that it happened. I drank too much a few nights ago, remembered seeing pee run on the floor but couldn't find any puddles the next day so I thought it was a dream. Well... I just found where I was. In the closet, on a tote full of clothing. It's way too embarrassing. I've talked to my friend and mom about it and it stopped for a little while but it happens every so often. Not sure if it's my mental state or what I had to drink that contributes to it. One time I peed ON my boyfriend while we were crashed out on my couch. Laundry baskets, carpet, and couch cushions seem to be the most common spots. Stop drinking is the only solution I can think of. That or get therapy. Haha

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Same thing

Same thing literally happened to me last night. Only instead of a suitcase it was my bottom dresser drawer. I woke up to my husband screaming at me and when I realized what I was doing I grabbed all the clothes and immediately put them in the wash. It was really embarrassing but at the same time scary because I was totally asleep while it was happening!

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Boyfriend Sleepwalks and does unusual things

My boyfriend and i have been together for almost two years. Lately he has been getting up and doing really odd stuff. It started him just going to the bathroom. then he started talking; gibberish at first. Then he started making complete sentences. He started to insult me while he was in this state. He started disappearing in the night, multiple times with his phone. He would come back and pass right back out. He would have full conversion while he is sleepwalking. Lately, though, he has been leaving with his computer. I followed him and he was watching porn. He turned and looked at me and said wish you would be like this.

Am i causing this? He told me that he goes to sleep in bed and wakes up in bed. He doesn't remembering doing anything. He tells me all his stress, he doesn't drink or do drugs. He sleeps like the dead. Am i the reason he is sleep walking?

Some of the stuff he has done in his sleepwalking state, makes me not like the way I look or even want any physical attention? It just keeps getting worse. How can I get him to stop?

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Same here

What I can do boyfriend just climbed 6 drawer dresser fell on his after pissing on floor and then get up swinging at me as I was asleep where do I turn to what do I do what doc does he need to do to help home ? I scared

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That really sucks. :/ But no,

That really sucks. :/ But no, of course you're not causing it. It has nothing to do with you.

He sounds like a jerk, but that aside, you're going to have to prove to him that he's sleepwalking. He's a jerk for not listening to you about that; he could conceivably do something like get in his car and try to drive. I don't mean to scare you, but that happens.

Is he on Ambien? Ambien does sometimes cause sleepwalking; if he's on Ambien, he should probably discontinue it and try another drug like Lunesta or Rozarem instead.

I'm so sorry he said those things to you. I don't know all the things he's said, but I wanted to say that the porn-related comment may not have had to do with what you look like. I hang with a lot of guys, talk to a lot of guys, and end up interviewing them about their attitudes on this stuff. Guys' affinity for pornstar women often has FAR less to do with looks than with sexual attitudes and appetites. Women in porn are always wanting to have sex, willing to try exotic sexual activities, etc.; from what I've gathered, many guys wish their partners would be more sexually open and would desire sex more often. Don't feel like he's saying you're not attractive enough, because that may not be what his unconscious sleepwalking brain meant to say at all.

Clearly, though, his sleep-talking comments are doing nothing to help your desire to have sex with him.

He sounds like a jerk, and I can't shake that vibe. Maybe it's time to move on, especially if he's too inconsiderate to believe you about the sleepwalking.

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Same problem

He doesn't believe me, blows it off like nothing. Alway after drinking he becomes insulting and aggressive in his sleep I even tried to take video to how him. I get scared and I have no idea what to do

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if he doesn't believe you or care that he is hurting you, then he is a selfish asshole and you should leave him. bottom line.

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Hi, I'm 16 and started sleepwalking within the past 6 months. I've read that sleepwalking can be caused by stress or sleep deprivation. I've looked on my life and have found nothing to be stressed about. I also get roughly 8 hours of sleep each night. It started with just talking, saying nonsense words. Soon I was saying words. Then my friends started telling me that I was walking around and hitting my space heater and opening and closing my door, while talking. I was just told by my brother that three days ago (Thanksgiving), I was sleep walking. He woke up to find me standing near some stairs, holding onto a small rocking chair that belongs to my 4 year old cousin. He asked me what I was doing; I said "shit fucker!" and smashed the rocking chair against the stairs. Then I went over to the pool table, took a pool cue, and started hitting the table with it. After that, I walked up the stairs, knocked on the door twice, walked down the stairs, and got back in bed. My brother told me that I also continued to talk and roll around in my sleep. This (to my knowledge) has been the most...aggressive of my sleep walking. I have no idea why I've started sleepwalking, and I'm thinking about consulting a doctor. I've read that sleepwalking occurs mostly in children, so I'm confused as to why I'm sleepwalking. Nobody else in my family sleepwalks, I don't take any medication, and I don't have any (mental) illnesses.
Thanks for reading :)

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Stopping Night Drinking

I am a college student and I live in a dorm by myself which makes my experiences very scary ones and I've realized that most of the times that it has happened that I had been pretty drunk before I feel asleep. Both bad instances happened when I was drinking a lot of craft beers but I don't sleep walk on the cheaper ones for some reason.

So last light, like I said, I had gotten pretty drunk at a club off of craft beers and although I can remember every bit of the night until I fell asleep I found myself outside of the residence hall that I live in at 5 AM. I remember falling asleep around 3 AM but do not recall anything at all from walking outside. It was reaaaaally sketchy because I didn't have my ID which I swipe at the door to get in so I had to knock on the door for the receptionist at the front to come to the door. I was able to give her my information and stuff but I felt extremely nervous with it being 5 AM and the fact that I was wearing only flip flops, jeans, and a T-shirt when it was probably 50 degrees outside.

Another instance that happened probably a couple months ago dealt with me being the drunkest I have ever been in my life. I don't recall what I did but I do know that I did it. I woke up the next day and took a shower and stuff in the community bathroom and then came back to my room and grabbed something that was sitting in my disc shaped chair and I noticed it was completely soaked. I got down on my knees and smelt the soaked chair and at first it didn't really have an odor so I thought I might of just poured water or something on it in my sleepwalking but I blotted out the wetness with a towel and it came out yellow so it was definitely urine.

Both of these experiences really sucked and I feel like if something like this happens again then I'm definitely going to stop the heavy drinking which is a benefit all together even though it's fun and stuff. However, I could just heavy drink on game days and stuff just because I wouldn't be going to sleep while I'm drunk which I think is the cause of my sleepwalking.

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sleep walking

I have always sleep walked, when I was younger it was stuff like waking up in the bath, or nearly peeing in the corner of my brothers room, then it nearly stopped altogether, and was minor stuff like sitting bolt upright and trying to talk to people (but not making sense). The thing is I don't know whether I did carry on doing it as I never remember when I sleep walk unless I get woken up half way through, the only reason I know it happens is cus people tell me. I had a girlfriend for a year and she would tell me when I did weird things. Recently (I'm now 20) I've been sleep walking more severely, possibly due to the fact I've started drinking a lot more recently (I've been doing research on sleep walking and it says that alcohol can induce sleep walking). I've woken up randomly on the sofa and walked into one of the people I share my house with's room. The last 2 nights that I have gone out drinking I have woken up with puddles of water on my floor and I had no idea why, but I smelled the puddle this morning (I went out last night) and it is urine, so basically I got out of bed and went to the toilet on my floor. I am worried that I will start doing more severe things, like something which could hurt me or the people I live with, what should I do? Thanks. Oh also this probably isn't the right place to ask but I've been getting really aggressive recently when I get drunk (like really aggressive) and I think I need to see somebody about that too, I'm not usually an aggressive person when I'm sober. Any replies would be appreciated :)

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Aggressive when drinking

I know this is years later but in Chinese medicine aggression comes from the liver. Take that with your drinking and its quite clear that your liver is being put under a strain. Whether this is a disease, dehydration, something to do with minerals, or from the type of alcohol you're drinking is something more details would allow you to figure out.