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I Dream And That Keeps Me Up

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    I'm An Escapist.

    I dream absolutely fantastic things. From catching a serial killer with the cast of a video game, to watching a clown kill my ex-husband (I was not happy), to being abducted and living on Mars, running away via swimming up the St. Johns River (which ends in a waterslide)... There...
    Mycenia Mycenia 26-30, F Jul 23, 2008

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    Sometimes I Think I've Onl...

    Sometimes I think I've only gotten this far because of my dreams. The circumstances of my life are not only dull but hopeless. I have the wildest dreams about things that can never happen and I blur the distinction between dream and reality to the point that I live life thinking...
    celandine celandine 22-25, F Dec 21, 2006

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    my Dreams Are My Guide W...

    my dreams are my guide while taking the path of my life..anyway, i'm not here now without my dreams..it really keeps me going.
    jaysel jaysel 16-17, F Apr 19, 2008

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    My Dreams Have Demons

        Like most people I have my warm and fuzzy dreams, were I dream of being rich and powerful...But it's not those dreams that keep me up...Its the dream of Iraq that keep me up some times when they start I can wake from my sleep then go back to sleep and sleep the...
    longgun longgun 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 23, 2008

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    Haha, Dreams... ...

    Haha, dreams... I don't think I should get into them.
    GroovyFruitSalad GroovyFruitSalad 22-25 Apr 19, 2008

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    Dead In The Water

    I can't remeber the last time i had a dream that ended well. This one has stuck with me, i was in this forest and i came into a clearing with a large house and pool, it was a great day sun shinning birds singing and all that. I decided that i wanted to go swimming and jumped into...
    janelle2122 janelle2122 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 13, 2010

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    Dreams..

    sometimes dreams make me twitch so hard that I'm actually waking up. Completely scared. But normally I am able to return to sleep after some minutes.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 21, 2008

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    I was on the phone with my boyfriend in a hospital waiting room. I was crying and asking if he could get someone to come get me because I couldn't drive and I was much closer to him than to my parents. I had been on the way to see him and stopped at Walmart in Hope and...
    alisheaskylar alisheaskylar 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 21, 2008

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    Woke up in the middle of a wonderful dream. I tried so hard to lie still and drop back off. I feel so happy mom and dad will think I've been up to something.
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    In almost all inch of falling asleep, i dreamed. my brain always examines every situation, and calculate. i don't get to rest, not even asleep.
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    I've had a dream reoccurring. It's hard to explain so I will try, a lot of it didn't make sense but I'll try to explain it as best as I can. The first thing I remember is...
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    My death is always very gruesome and I have grown to anticipate my final moments with thrill as I am being thrown from wall to wall or stabbed in the chest. These dreams, while...
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    This is the only thing that keeps me going and gives me hope to stay!I'm not exactly happy right now but then again i do wonder will i ever be happy? Anyway no point thinking like...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    I am completely enamoured with this girl I met around six months ago. Lately I haven't been able to get the thought of holding her in my arms out of my head. Around five weeks ago...
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    How To Have Weird Dreams.... We spend half of our lives asleep and dreaming. Often we wake up fascinated the next morning by what passed in the night when we weren’t even fully...
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    I'll see you tonight In the place where we meet in my dreams I'll hold you tonight Like I do every night in my dreams I can't wait for tonight Is it the same way with you, I hope...
    justalittlehuman justalittlehuman 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 28

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    All the time I just want to sleep But I always have something on my mind that keeps me awake And I always wake up Early for no reason
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    Accompaniment with devotees and the Holy Ghost— feeling of unification of reality and dream 283) 17th December, 1977, Saturday. Early morning dream : The...
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    For the first time in a while, I had a few nightmares last night, despite them rarely happening to me. Anyway, intertwined in last nights dreams, I had three nightmares. The first...
    SteeredAxe SteeredAxe 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 31

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    I met my "first love" at the age of fourteen. Let's call him N. He was sixteen at the time. I was head-over-heels in LOVE (or, what I thought was love) with this kid. I gave him my...
    Ferpaderp Ferpaderp 18-21, M Aug 8

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    I dream I really dream of having my own place A place I can call home and raise my child in with all the love and happiness I dream of a successful career that will leave a good...
    nouraruon nouraruon 26-30, F Jul 29

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    I dreamt that I was eating rose buds. Then I took them out of my mouth one by one. Then they bloomed immediately after they were taken out. I'm not a lesbian, as I think it could...
    EruIluvatar EruIluvatar 70+, F Jul 29

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    When I was a teenager, my dreams were about music. Being accepted to the Conservatory of Music. Being a professional musician or a teacher. That dream came true. I DID get accepted...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M Jul 30

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    I love dreaming, our troubles and thoughts work there way out through our dreams, I have kept a dream diary for years, and I never fail to see the link between them and my everyday...
    off2heavenIgo off2heavenIgo 13-15 2 Responses Jul 31

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    Okay, hopefully SOMEONE responds to this. So, I had a dream last night that I was over at a girls house, I KNOW I know her but she's not someone I'd ever be close friends with...
    DarkOnTheInside13 DarkOnTheInside13 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    So technically speaking, I am unable to categorically state that I am well aware of any difference between a dream world and what we conventionally call reality. I was reading...
    funkymonkey2024 funkymonkey2024 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    This was the most amazing dream of my life, BY FAR. I had this dream about 4 years ago. It began like this... I was lying down at the local Siesta Key Beach on a towel in the...
    Mquo Mquo 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    If I've been thinking about someone a lot, I'm bound to dream about them. So before I was married, I would often dream about crushes. I didn't mind that. :P As long as they were...
    ShimmerSquirrels13 ShimmerSquirrels13 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    I had a dream. When I woke up I felt like my dream was about love/soul mate. Have you ever tried to finish your unfinished dream through imagination? That's what I did. I had a...
    lilacgalaxy lilacgalaxy 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    Very rarely do I ever dream. I know that people have several dreams a night and just might not remember them. I can't find any way to remember my dreams. I started keeping a dream...
    camryn00 camryn00 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    Upon reflection it was a really nice experience, and as I was in the dream, it was a really nice ambient sort of feeling, just me and her (more about dream below) , I've flirted...
    AIM97 AIM97 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    I often have very vivid dreams with much detail. Many of these are non sexual and when my wife asks if I had any dreams I fascinate her with the detailed oddity. A couple of nights...
    worntreads worntreads 51-55, M Aug 14

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    This was the most amazing dream of my life, BY FAR. It began like this... I was lying down at the local Siesta Key Beach on a towel in the sand. Bed posts were erected out of...
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    So I don't know is so people don't like sharing dreams or not but I love sharing my dreams. I like to make really cool dreams with super heros and background music. lol. I was...
    Lilique Lilique 13-15, F Jul 23

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    This thing we claim as reality is just a dream. Everything we see and perceived by our senses is nothing but a part of a dream. We all think that it is real. But it is not. We get...
    Shehshen Shehshen 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    All of my dreams that I've had for the last five or six years have been centered around blood, sex, and death. In every dream either I die a horrible bloody death or a kill someone...
    MsM1620 MsM1620 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    Lately I been having really bad dreams that don't stop so I'm really to scared to fall back asleep because they seem to scary . My first dream was me dreaming in the exact...
    riaa777 riaa777 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 2

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    >It's really annoying because I dreamt about having another lover. This man is a better lover than my husband. I don't know why I dreamt about that having an another affair. It's...
    smjuap21 smjuap21 22-25, F Aug 3

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    I few nights ago I had these two amazing dreams about some guy who was apparently my boyfriend. I loved every moment we spent together. I loved the way he made me feel. I even made...
    WinterIncandescence WinterIncandescence 16-17, F Aug 9

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    Bad dreams... I have this problem with bad dreams.. Something will pop up during my day.. A text.. A comment.. Some news from my lawyer...anything and ill blow it off.. Continue...
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    I don't dream a lot but when I do it's off the chain ...like the other night I don't know if it was a dream or actual events I dreamt of my past life ..like who I was in the past...
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    melly0727 melly0727 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    When I was little and still sleeping in my perants room i would always get this dream were I was falling down this long rainbow tunnel and like it never stopped I was so scared I...
    baconismycat baconismycat 13-15, F Jul 23

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    I have never dreamed in black and white! I thought everyone dreamt in color! Sometimes I have no clue I'm dreaming until I really wake up. I also will be dreaming and wake up and...
    wheelsxoxo wheelsxoxo 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    For the past month, I've been having a recurring dream about the girl I care about dying. And it hasn't been, some days I have it, most I don't, it's reached a point where I have...
    Nix0 Nix0 16-17, M Jul 24

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    Girly warning! You might get an estrogen overload by reading this! Anyways(: my dreams are normally good dreams. It's usually about me being a princess or being a mermaid or...
    quirkyme quirkyme 13-15, F Jul 25