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This morning before I got up, and while I was still sleeping (obviously), I was having a dream of a very sexual nature. I woke up feeling very sleepy and noticed I felt pleasureable urges "down there." So, I decided to carry them out through masturbation. The entire time I felt partly conscious, like someone who is on the brink of falling asleep. Then I orgasmed, which sort of woke me up, and I kept questioning myself if it really happened or not. I kept wondering if I really did that or if it was a dream, but I did feel my hands between my legs, so it must have happened. How was I able to almost fall asleep during this? Is it because I was not fully awake when I decided to do this? But then how do I somewhat remember it? My main concern is that I am going to start sleepwalking and do unwanted things (dangerous or violent things, not just sexual). I never have sleep walked before in my life, and nothing like that runs in my family, although we do suffer from other sleep disorders...thanks.
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Erotic dreams and masturbation in sleep or half-sleep is not at all uncommon. In general, it's also not considered any kind of sleep disorder, nor do you likely have to be worried that it is.

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