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Funny Things That People Say in Their Sleep

Updated on October 28, 2019

Subconcious ramblings can be delightful

My partner is always talking in his sleep. I often wonder what he is dreaming about because he will say such ordinary things like "can you sharpen my pencil? This one is blunt" and "I've told you once already" and once he sat up in bed, looked at me with bleary eyes and asked me "are we there yet?"

All very humerous you will feel and also you may be tempted to initiate a conversation with the sleeping person to find out any secrets that they may inadvertently tell you whilst under the influence of slumber.

Yes I admit I did try that one night and it is absolutely hilarious listening to your partner telling you a long rambling story about kangaroo's in the Outback and then getting suspicious when you over reach your slumber mate boundaries by asking him what did he purchase for £150 from Amazon... and could it be a gift for someone?

The result of that was a suspicious "who are you?" which at the time seemed a bit freaky, and he STILL didn't wake up.

Sometimes he seems to be asking me some type of question each time and I answer him but he says he never remembers in the morning. Once I woke up with him pushing me out of the bed asking me if "I had done it yet?" I asked him what I was supposed to do and he kept saying the same thing. In the end I said "yes I have done it now" and that seemed to satisfy him and he went back to sleep.

I on the other hand do a lot of sleepwalking. Apparently I talk in my sleep as well but mostly I walk around the house naked, hiss like a snake, and walk about opening all the upstairs windows. Needless to say I now wear pyjama's to bed...

Hubby has locks on all the windows now because he is frightened I am going to fall through one in the night. He says I am far more interesting at night than I am during the day but it is a worry for him. We have to double lock the front door from inside now as I try to get out in the night too! He says I am a happy soul and often wake him cackling my head off.

Often times during the sleepwalking incidents I am told that I appear to be looking for something and I often feel intrigued as to what it could have been. I may be found crouching on the floor intent on something unseen by the other person or I may simply walk from one corner of the room to the other, constantly touching ornaments, and running my hands over the tops of the table or over the back of chairs etc.

When I was younger and shared a room with my sister she told me that many times I would appear to wake and then sit myself in the "lotus" position for half an hour or more each time. Or move about and do the usual "looking for something" sleepwalking routine. She told me that it felt very strange to watch me, knowing that I was totally asleep whilst I was doing these things.

It makes you wonder what goes on in our subconscious whilst we sleep. I figured it could be that our computer like brain is sifting through old memories and cleaning out old useless information and filing all the new experiences and making sense of it all whilst it has a bit of spare time. It is a comforting thought that while we sleep our brain is still looking after us, monitoring our body processes, and keeping our minds trim and in good shape preparing us for the next day for when we wake up.


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