Category Archives: Sexsomnia Posts

Sexsomnia posts from various authors found online.

How Sleep Sex Can Get You in Trouble with the Law

Many people have so-called parasomnias, or involuntary behaviors—sleepwalking being the best known—that they act out while they’re asleep. While it’s rare for parasomniacs to get entangled with the law, sometimes they do. Sleep eating or calling a friend while unconscious isn’t … Continue reading

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Sleep Sex

Sleep sex, also called as sexsomnia is a form of non-REM parasomnia that causes people to commit sexual acts while they are asleep. People perform sexual acts subconsciously but won’t do when they are awake. Sexual behavior in sleep is … Continue reading

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Sleepwalkers who have ‘sex sleep’

Imagine finding unexplained condoms around your house and then waking up one night to find your partner having sex with a stranger. It might sound like an affair, but what if your “cheating” partner was fast asleep during the act? … Continue reading

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Sexsomnia, or Sleep Sex, a Legitimate Medical Disorder

Sexomnia, also known as Sleep Sex or informally as “banditing,” is a form of parasomnia (similar to sleepwalking) where the person afflicted goes to great lengths to initiate sexual behavior while sleeping. Back in 1996, Dr. Colin Shapiro and Dr. … Continue reading

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Sexsomnia, Are You Doing It

Ever woke up to wild stories of sex the night before from your partner? Don’t remember it? You’re not alone. It’s called sexsomnia and its a medically and legally accepted diagnosis. Contrary to popular belief, it wasn’t made up by Gabby on Desperate Housewives. … Continue reading

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Sexsomnia, Sleeping With The Enemy

Just imagine waking up in the middle of a sexual act, and you weren’t even aware that you were participating, at least not willingly, but this is exactly what happens to millions of couples who sleep next to someone suffering from sexsomnia. … Continue reading

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Sleep Sex Unromantic, Even Dangerous

Until recently, “sleep sex” — the forceful initiation of relations while in the unconscious state of sleep — was kept hush-hush by most couples who had experienced it. “Such behavior is not often mentioned to physicians because of feelings of … Continue reading

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Sleep Masturbation

Sleep Masturbation Q&A: I Masturbate While I Sleep. Is This Normal? Although uncommon, I have heard from quite a few men – and a few women, too – who have had experiences similar to yours. It’s unclear how many people … Continue reading

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Difference Between Somnophilia and Sexsomnia

Recently, I was asked what are the differences between Somnophilia and Sexsomnia. This is great question.  Somnophilia is a paraphilia in which sexual arousal or orgasm are stimulated by intruding on and awakening a sleeping person with erotic caresses, but not with force or violence. … Continue reading

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Sleepwalking Through Sex

  Sexsomnia Is Like Sleepwalking Your Way Through Sex Sex-related sleep disorders can do more than rob any chance you have of restful sleep, they can also affect your relationship and frighten your partner. Sex during sleep might sound like … Continue reading

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