It's called "Sexsomnia," and yes, it happens.
Earlier this week Andrew Machin, 40, was acquitted of raping a 21-year-old three years ago after the court determined that he had been asleep when he assaulted her. Though he agreed that the victim had been drinking and had not consented to having sex, he also argued that he had a 25-year history of sleep disorders, including having sex with his long-time partner while asleep, and he was "disgusted" when he woke up and realized what had happened.
"I just wanted to go to sleep," he told the court, crying. "I didn't know where I was when I woke up. … All I wanted to do was help her. I didn't want to hurt her. I feel disgusted."
His partner, 38-year-old Denise Jacks, told The Daily Mail that Machin has beenRead More »from Is sexsomnia real?