People Who've Woken Up In Bed With A Stranger Share Their Stories
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Ok, admit it. Who amongst us hasn't had a few too many during a night out? Then, the morning after said night out... found ourselves in an "uncomfortable" position because of the company we open our lids to. Just like when you gotta go... you gotta go; so everyone once in awhile, when it's time to sleep, it's time to sleep. I have fallen off in the strangest places and woken amongst strangers in sexual and non-sexual ways. It's a miracle I'm alive. But when I'm tired, I'm out.

Redditor u/zyht56 was dying to hear about the times we've woken up to find a surprise lying beside with us by asking... People that have woken up in bed with a stranger, what's your story?

"I should've thanked Paul Bunyon" 

One of my most vivid wake up memories was after a long day of work, the gym, auditions and then an impromptu night out with friends. I left the bar at 330 am in Midtown Manhattan and got on the "A" train to Inwood (the top of the island). From what I remember I must've dozed off right after the train passed Central Park and went rolling into Harlem. When next I awoke the train was stationery at 207th street. As I was rising from my slumber I noticed I wasn't as uncomfortable as I had been in the past, when falling asleep on those hard plastic train seats.

When I finally opened my eyes, I was nestled with care on a strapping (and also intoxicated) gentlemen who could've been the Brawny guy. (Plaid, flannel shirt and all) I looked around, just us. I quietly untangled myself from him like a hidden lover running before the wife comes home. I stood, checked for all my belongings and left. I told the conductor to wake him and then headed home. I should've thanked Paul Bunyon. He was sweet... alas.

Lost

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I know a guy who went home with a stranger. Went pee in the middle of the night naked. Went back to bed. Woke up to screaming. He had gone back to the wrong room and was naked in her mother's bed.

tedwinco

It's Me

Not exactly the answer to the question, but my dad told me something scary after his stroke. Because he couldn't feel one side of his body, he would sometimes wake up in the middle of the night and think a stranger had broken in and was laying next to him. He would have to calm down and remember that he'd had a major stroke and didn't immediately realize that the person he thought was laying next to him was he himself.

TMdownton916

Years Later

Was in college, went out too hard on a Thursday night because I had no class the next day. Woke up in my own room to a girl standing there getting dressed. I was dumbfounded, she super casually put on her jacket, said "I have to get to class" and left before I could even get a word out.

I NEVER saw her again. Tried to ask friends who I came home with, everyone said I just disappeared. Her face is burned into my mind and now, 5 years later, I have no clue what happened or who I spent the night with.

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No Good Deed

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Got really drunk at a dorm party. Ended up carrying a passed out girl up to her room (3 flights of stairs, elevator was out). Plunked her in her bed, took her shoes off. Then passed out on her floor.

She woke me up by stepping on me and yelling at me. I was too hung over to argue and just left.

cbelt3

Love you Bro

One time at my cousin's house party I was absolutely out of social energy and went to a room to go to sleep and I woke up in the middle of the night with two of the most jacked dudes I've ever seen curled up together next to me and a unit of a bulldog sleeping in between me and the dudes.

One of the guys saw me wake up and he asked if it was cool to sleep there and I said that I didn't mind but he should let me have some of the blanket because it was freaking freezing. He said "no problem bro" and then tucked me in like some mother hen and then said "goodnight bro". Crap was the most strange/wholesome thing I've ever experienced.

TheSilentTitan

"Careful"

See when a comfy bed is calling all you can do is fall prey to its clutches. Now we really need to be a bit more discerning about who is that bed with us. It's only the safe and ethical thing to do. And if we are the one's concerned about who a stranger is remember... 911!! For example...

Would you like fries with that?

Not woke up with one but came home from primary school around 11 years of age. To find a complete stranger in my bed. Being completely naive thinking he was a family friend. I made us both sandwiches to give to him, I returned to my room to find him gone. I now look back at this with complete horror. My family finds it amusing that it took me years to tell my family about it.

groovy_sarz1

Kudos to Dad

Probably not what you imagined.

As a kid, I would sleep walk at night. In the morning, I would have no recollection of what happened.

I spent the night at a friends house when I was about 10, and the family had a fire going in the fireplace in their living room. My friend's mom decided to sleep on the couch to make sure the fire went out, and the dad went to sleep in the parents bedroom. Due to the door to their bedroom always being closed, I had never been inside...

...which was very, very disorienting the next morning when I awoke in said bedroom, as the dad was just waking up and getting out of his bed. He had assumed during the night I was his son, and didn't question anything when i slipped into bed with him.

Kudos to Dad for not making it anymore awkward than it already was.

And that's the story of how I awoke next to my friend's dad.

bgetter

Mommy High

When I had my son, I couldn't sleep. I told my doctor I hadn't slept a full night in 13 months. Most nights I was getting only an hour or two and I couldn't sleep during the day. I'd try to nap, but I'd just stare at the ceiling.

My doctor prescribed me Ambien.

The first night I took it and went to bed. Sometime during the night, my husband brought the baby into our bed.

I woke up to find a baby covered in rainbows and tiny little gnomes.

Me: "Honey! Honey, wake up. There's a baby in our bed."

Husband: "I know. You're going to wake him up."

Me: "Do his parents know he's here?"

Husband: "His dad does. Go to sleep."

-4twenty-

Be Safe

Was a female in my mid 20's and fell asleep in a 60+ man's hotel bed after a night of drinking in restaurant across from said hotel. What could have been a recipe for disaster turned into him saying 'if I ever had a daughter I hope she'd be just like you. I called ya a cab and here's your wallet. Be safe now.'

lookslikeyourcheese

In the chair...

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Away at college. Went to a bar, met a girl.

I woke up the next morning in an on campus apartment sharing a recliner with said girl.

Neither of us lived on campus or knew who lived in the apartment we ended up at.

Kastba

"Checklist"

Well at least we've all been there, or a large enough amount of us as to not feel foolish. Things to remember...

1- Get a name...

2- Get details of when, where and how...

3- KNOW WHERE ALL THE EXITS ARE!!!

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