Our expert says:
Kids often have a small repertoire of things they do to comfort themselves or relax, especially when drowsy or falling asleep - maybe tickling their arm, or playing with their hair. And, why not, making regular foot movements. Very interesting that your fiancee has noticed you doing this, too. There's nothing particularly odd or bad about it, and it probably would only annoy you if you decided to let yourself become annoyed - you've been doing it for years without it bothering you. There's no need to worry, just relax.
There's a separate condition called Restless Legs Syndrome, where people are troubled by more major and uncomfortable, perhaps jerky, leg movements when asleep or trying to get to sleep, but they complain of this themselves, and wouldn't have it something they didn't notice till a bed-fellow pointed it out.
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