Have you ever wondered what some people do while sleepwalking? Well, get ready for some creepy sleepwalking stories. Also called somnambulism, sleepwalking occurs when a person gets out of bed while they’re still asleep. According to the Standford University School of Medicine, an estimated 8.4 million people are prone to sleepwalking. While most might get up, walk around, and go back to bed without knowing it, others have had even crazier sleepwalking stories. From eating to shopping to more extreme things like robbery and murder, you might have a hard time believing what some of these sleepwalkers have done! Here are 25 Bizarre Things People Have Done While Sleepwalking.
Jumping Out of Windows
In Germany, a sleepwalking teenager jumped out of a four-story window, falling 32 feet (10 meters). When he landed, not only did he not die, he just kept sleeping.
After a Muslim husband uttered the word “talaq” three times while in his sleep, he and his wife were forced to divorce or else face a social boycott by their community. They had been married for 11 years and didn’t want to divorce, but once the Muslim leaders got wind of the incident, they ruled the “talaq” had to be implemented.
One Redditor woke up sitting at the kitchen table to find they had fully cooked a turkey. They were stuffing and basting it at three in the morning when their roommate found them doing it. Their roommate wasn’t too happy about it since it was their turkey. Since the Redditor was still asleep at the time, the roommate stayed up with them to make sure they didn’t burn the house down.
Conducting an Orchestra
A classical music fan, Harry F. Rosenthal has also been a sleepwalker since a young age. One day, his wife woke up to find him conducting an orchestra while sleepwalking. He was waving his hands about and even making the various instrument noises to go along with it.
One Redditor went outside and let a total stranger in their house. When they woke up, their laptop and wallet were gone and they almost had a heart attack when their neighbor said, “I thought she was your friend.”