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I Dream And That Keeps Me Up

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I have a dream.... I have many dreams..... I have made some of my dreams come true but not others. Why is that? Fear... Procrastination .... And waiting for life to happen instead...
    imjustadreamin imjustadreamin 41-45, F 5 hrs ago

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    Every now and then, I have nightmares that come true. It has happened about 8 times. Before 9/11, I had a nightmare that planes flew into skyscrapers. Just recently, July 10th, I...
    vanessasky29 vanessasky29 26-30, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Every night since I was 5 i believe. I remember more nightmares than nice random dreams. Lots of flying when i was younger until recently last month. Lots of shadows and places I...
    xHI5x xHI5x 22-25 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I started to because they were so crazy like the movies, but now i have this strange cool interesting dream but i just forget most of the parts when i wake up
    desirejanice desirejanice 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    Once had a dream there was a radio station near our house...and we were trying to tune our radio to that station.
    PixCaliTropic PixCaliTropic 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I had a dream months ago but still I can remember it. It was very strange. The dream goes like this: I was sleeping and then my body began to float, little by little, my body...
    secnarassirc81 secnarassirc81 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    There are two definitions of dreams. The first one is the one that is happening inside our heads while we are sleeping. The second one is the one that we actually want to have or...
    ThelaughingSky ThelaughingSky 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 12

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    Once again I keep waking up, I really want to sleep to escape that horrible, I keep having dreams about this person over and over again I really don't want to think about him, but...
    catxfreak catxfreak 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Every night I have the most random dreams that make no sense at all and I believe that they keep me from getting my recommended number if hours to sleep, especially on a school...
    worldofme107 worldofme107 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    My friend (Female) keeps having strange baby dreams, in that the baby's arms and legs are sticking out through her belly, and then later she gives birth through C section. In real...
    aldream221 aldream221 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 28

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    She just keeps walking into my dreams every now and then , people these days hahaha
    Life8227 Life8227 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    These past couple of weeks have sucked. The worst feeling is watching your life and dreams fall apart and there is nothing you can do to stop it. I'm laying here turning options...
    avf24 avf24 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    My mind keeps me awake all night long i can never go sleep because the moment i start to drift to sleep i think of something that keeps me up even later lol
    jaynick15 jaynick15 13-15, F Jul 5

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    Increase of spiritual power 275) 21st November, 1977, Monday. Early morning dream: One of my classmate Debasish said to me, ‘Dipak, I saw you in a dream with a very...
    Dipakda Dipakda 70+, M 2 days ago

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    My mind keeps me awake all the time I could be on the verge of sleep and then I will suddenly think of something really funny or embarrassing from when I was younger or I keep...
    xxrep99xx xxrep99xx 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    Achievement of power to cross Samadhi 271) 10th November, 1977, Friday. Place: Makardah (Howrah). Early morning dream: I had a vision of many Jibankrishna devotees...
    Dipakda Dipakda 70+, M Jul 5

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    I'm consider myself a serious person and I definitely play for keeps. I meant everything that I said in my profile including my stories. And it's unfortunate that alot of people...
    texaschic35 texaschic35 31-35, F Jul 5

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    I think too much!! I have lots of worries, I think too much till the point I break! And things get to be so quiet, laying on the floor with tears and scratchy throat, then I...
    catxfreak catxfreak 18-21, F Jul 8

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    My thoughts are cabs And my mind is New York City ....AND IT KEEPS GOING..and now I have a keys and jay z "new york" stuck in my head. Meditation and body scanning is really hard...
    Mg89 Mg89 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

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    My prophetic dreams always revolve around my friends and family. As of yet I have not experienced a prophetic dream where it's focus was on a event or a stranger. I get these types...
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    Once i slept. It was noon after school. I was so tired, i slept for 10 hours straight. And in that time, i had the most unique dream. I would describe it as the dream of a lifetime...
    7ero 7ero 13-15, M Jul 7

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    I feel like most dreams can be simplified into 3 categories. 1. Dreams that are random, don't really have to do with anything 2.Dreams where your subconscious is trying to figure...
    Annapie Annapie 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I haven't dreamed of like death or anything,but i have dreamed of simplie stuff,like i dreamed of accidently slicing my finger,then it happend but i didnt realise i had that dream...
    savannaharakawa savannaharakawa 18-21, F Jul 12

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    Hmm, dreams are really getting too close or comfort, seems that deaths approach is my dreams underlying meaning? First, the black wolf near centimeters from my throat, then the...
    Chrispy793 Chrispy793 18-21, M Jun 26

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    Okay, I had the weirdest dream last night, and I can't shake it. I don't want to tell my family just because they think things like this are weird and I need to get it off my chest...
    libralearning libralearning 18-21, F Jun 27

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    I decided that my experience is really missing something without names so I changed 'em up. There are these two guys that I dream off and on about. About two nights ago, I had a...
    smurfinaround smurfinaround 16-17, F Jun 28

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    A lucid dream is any dream in which one is aware that one is dreaming. I don't always have them but when I do I can control my dream. At first I thought this was crazy when it...
    HockeyPlayer536 HockeyPlayer536 18-21, M Jul 8

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    Dreams…what can we say about it. Sometimes we don’t remember them anymore but sometimes we do remember them. They can have a meaning or they can just be thoughts who present...
    Lordmistery Lordmistery 18-21, M Jul 10

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    Today I had three distinct dreams that I can remember. I’ll describe each one in detail. In the first dream I was at my high school, but it looked nothing my actual high...
    BewareTheGonzo BewareTheGonzo 13-15 3 Responses Jul 13

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    I've put down two so far that are connected to each other on this site. They're really very strange, though at the time I experienced them I would have sworn that they were more...
    badgerman42 badgerman42 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I have dreams sometimes that feel so real and then they come true..... There is one that has been hard to over come for me.....this is why I'm here. I worked in a high school .it...
    Spiritworld Spiritworld 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 26

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    I had a dream last night that I was in my bed everything the same but when I woke up (in dream) I was thinkin to myself am I dreaming or awake I looked around and was like...
    kaaylolewis kaaylolewis 18-21, F Jun 26

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    It started in a house with a father I did not recognize. My father was the towns sheriff and it was in the medieval era. It was a pretty regular life. I went to some sort of school...
    Destinyyy Destinyyy 16-17, F Jul 4

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    ✏️ We were in a large room. Everyone was grabbing backpacks and duffles. There were people lying on cots… they were wrapped in sheets as though swaddled. They were sick, and...
    andthislittlepiggy andthislittlepiggy 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I cant escape dreams. The realm where happiness resides. the problem is dreams end and the cold dim light of the mortal world intrudes. Aches and pains begin...the realization of...
    popuptarget popuptarget 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 25

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    Here's a dream that was kind if funny, but I know it had a meaning. I was in a city. I notice people started to float away into the sky. As I walk by I see my mom float away. I...
    Deeperthinker Deeperthinker 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 25

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    last night i had a wild dream. my friends, family, my boyfriend, and i went to Africa. we rented a villa, rather than a hotel room. it was interested, the dream made it seen like...
    xxtheecalamity xxtheecalamity 18-21, F Jun 29

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    One dream from the other night, then the dream from this night. In the dream I came from a large family. There were 4 girls and 3 guys. My youngest sister was 8, the next was...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F Jun 30

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    In late 2012/early 2013, I had a dream about a guy I'd never seen before. I hope I'm not the only one, and with this hope, I'll share my story. It was like any other school night...
    WaterFae WaterFae 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I can't explain this crazy brief dream it was like I was half sleep in the early morning. I was dreaming that I was held down by a man tightly in like a cuddling position, I couldn...
    Ice26 Ice26 31-35, F Jul 14