Treating Sexsomnia

Ever wonder how to treat Sexsomnia?  Do you are or someone you know wake up feeling like something does not feel quite right?  Have you ever woken up and realize that you are having sex?  Or what about missing items around your house?  Sexsomnia aka sleepsex is a very perplexing condition that affects roughly 8.6% of people that have sleep disorders.  Pretty scary, huh?  Well then, how do we treat sexsomnia?  

Sexsomniacs Journey receives messages every week from sexsomniacs or people who know someone who has sexsomnia asking about how to treat sexsomnia.  I have spent incalculable hours researching sexsomnia, not only how to treat sexsomnia but how to best increase sexsomnia awareness.  This is one of the largest areas of focus in my life and one that I am extremely passionate about.  Unfortunately, sexsomnia does not have a cure-all silver bullet.  However, by banding together and sharing our experiences with one another we will learn what treatments work best for us and be able to share this information with Doctor’s about how to treat sexsomnia.  (Share Your Story)  Continue reading

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It Happened to ME: I’m a Sexsomniac!


“There’s something I need to tell you before we go to sleep.”

Everyone panics when I say this, but since the summer of 2008, I’ve had an obligation to lead a detailed conversation with certain people about my sleeping habits. Specifically, I need to tell people I’m about to sleep beside that I have a sleeping disorder.

“Oh, don’t worry, it’s not as bad as it sounds. It’s just that I, uh, kind of sleepwalk. But instead of getting out of bed and walking around I sometimes, um, try to have sex.” Continue reading

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True Dating Confession: “I’m a Sexomniac and Have Sex While Sleeping”

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Happy New Year!! Welcome 2013!!

Greetings,

I hope this message finds everyone doing very well.  I hope everyone has a very Happy New Year full of much peace, prosperity, good health, and good fortune.

Thank you for joining Sexsomniacs Journey and for all your hard work increasing Sexsomnia Awareness in 2012.

We have a lot in the pipeline for 2013 so expect to see some big changes and a lot more posts and articles with up to the minute news and videos coming soon.

Please share Sexsomniacs Journey with all your friends on all your favorite social media.  Thank you.   (About Sexsomniacs)

Sexsomnia is much more common that people realize and I believe it is even more prevalent than the current data suggests since many do not come forward for treatment because they are embarrassed, ashamed, or scared.  WE NEED TO CHANGE THAT.  By sharing your favorite posts and pages on Sexsomniacs Journey with all your friends, YOU could very well be the person that guides a sexsomniac to our site. Continue reading

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How to Deal with Sexsomnia and the Sexsomniac

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Having Sex While You Sleep

If your partner wakes you up in ­the night with amorous advances, appearing to be sound asleep, and insists he has no recollection in the morning, would you think he was having you on?  (Confessions of a Sexsomniac)

Yes, and you’d have all your girlfriends nodding in agreement.

Well, you might have to change your tune because more and more men are claiming to suffer from sexsomnia, which drives them to have sex while they’re asleep.  (Are You Doing It?) Continue reading

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Have a Relationship With a Sexsomniac? Share your Story.

From time to time, Sexsomniacs Journey receives requests to see if anyone in our community would like to discuss their personal experiences with Journalists, News Agencies, and Reporters.  This morning, Faye Dobson of Caters News Agency contacted us about such an opportunity.  She is seeking either a female sexsomniac or the wife/ girlfriend, residing in the UK, of person that is in a relationship with Sexsomniac to share their personal perspective with her. Continue reading

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Are You Raping Your Wife In Your Sleep?

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Charles, a 26-year-old tech expert from North Carolina, is sexually active. He has sex with his girlfriend about three times a week – but that’s only counting when he’s awake. A handful of times a month he’ll go for it in his sleep. He gets rough. “You know how on National Geographic when an animal sneaks up behind a female and jumps on and pumps away? That’s me,” says Charles, a soft-spoken guy in waking life. And it’s not like he even gets to enjoy it: Charles wakes up with no memory at all of having had sex. Continue reading

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Comprehensive Overview of Sexsomnia

Introduction                                                                                                                                     I have struggled with daily life and interactions with others since I was diagnosed with severe sexsomnia in 2006. Imagine going to sleep at night and waking the next morning feeling fatigued, out of sorts, and that something within yourself just does not feel quite right but not knowing what or why you feel this way. Then, as you go about your day, you are contacted by someone you do not know stating that you had sexual relations with them. As a person truly afflicted with sexsomnia this is my very serious and frightening reality.  (About)

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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 likely to get someone in legal trouble. But certain parasomnias, like sleep sex, may pose a greater legal liability, say sleep experts Carlos Schenck and Michel Cramer Bornemann, both of the Minnesota Regional Sleep Disorders Center at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. Here are four parasomnias they believe to be the most legally problematic, based on their clinical experience and on requests they’ve received from lawyers and others to review legal cases. Continue reading

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