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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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    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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    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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    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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    Most Recent One

    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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    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've had a dream about having the power to empathize with people and feel their emotions and it felt so interesting.
    Zach7633 Zach7633 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    I play League of Legends a lot so I'm starting to dream about being in the game as any one champion.
    CrownedSoul CrownedSoul 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Omg I just dreamt there was a creepy old scientist looking creep was lurking in my house waiting to do something with me. In the dream I lived in a very large, comfy and high end...
    ForMyLegMan ForMyLegMan 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    I had such a fun dream last night. I lived at this all-girls boarding school that was really stuffy. It was like uber-girly looking which was actually sort of pretty but like the...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    I had a dream that I was pregnant with myself... I don't know how I knew that it was me in there, I just knew.
    Storiesnotforthefaintofheart Storiesnotforthefaintofheart 18-21, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    When you have a nightmare about the thing you are scared to death of all night. No matter how many times you wake up the dream just continues.
    spence96 spence96 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    they say when you die in a dream that means you will live a long life ... not sure if it's happy or sad though :/ ... because i'd rather die than live a miserable life
    lacherrykeane lacherrykeane 22-25, F 16 hrs ago

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    just want to scream at the sky. On the racetrack we called it controlled energy. you fed the horses well, kept them conditioned, healthy.. And stuck them in a stall... Which more...
    SvveetKiester SvveetKiester 41-45, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    What dreams 'mean' are simply your own thoughts, point of views, feelings, experiences, fears, hopes, symbolised into dreams. There is a wonderful website that always helps me out...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Few months back, you would often come in my dreams. We were together at that time so I thought its normal to have you in my dreams. I never had you in my dreams since you left...
    lovemylife2210 lovemylife2210 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    over analyze and read into things but i dream too. sometimes the dream is stronger than life. sometimes the dream is one i would trade everything for. but often the dream is not...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    I JUST had this dream. Well, it was more of a nightmare. It's compelled me to get up, grab my laptop, and report it back to you guys.It starts off with me on the very laptop I'm...
    Nihil4EVA Nihil4EVA 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    How is this for a weird dream? Last night, I dreamt I was walking along a street when a car pulled up alongside me. It was a guy from EP, though I have never seen a picture of him...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 7 Responses Jul 22

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    I do lucid dreaming. I'm not sure if I have ever tried paralysis dream. I think it was in August 2014 I found out, I do lucid dreaming. It was my first evidence, but I found out...
    Carpunia Carpunia 41-45, F Jul 22

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    My most recent dreams have been a collection of pure randomness and confusion, I have two a night, waking up between 3 and 5 before falling back asleep and into a different dream...
    Kattastrophe Kattastrophe 18-21, F Jul 22

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    some people said dreams could be reflections(direct/indirectly) of our inner psyche, im beginning to believe, not as much of the random events/people in my dreams. Rather, the...
    sommersjo sommersjo 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    Well, I am a Lucid Dreamer, have been for a long time. So much so that it's been five years since i've had a true nightmare because I'll simply turn around and walk away from...
    ProcessOfBecoming ProcessOfBecoming 18-21, T 1 Response Jul 21

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    Merging of waking state and Dream state 379) 3rd November, 1979, Saturday: Noontime dream: Two of the senior students of my ex-Agricultural College were telling me that they had...
    Dipakda Dipakda 66-70, M Jul 21

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    Sometimes i don't like to dream. Because sometimes, i have little dreams of the future. But i tend to not remember them until that moment is happening. It feels like "de ja vu...
    SwizzleDragon SwizzleDragon 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 21

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    Dreams ive had this week: It was at night and for some reason i lived with my mother and stepfather(both are dead now,mom was murdered several years ago and the trial for the guy...
    usernameagain9 usernameagain9 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    I have been lucid dreaming since I was little, but sometimes when I ask myself if I'm dreaming it all goes into a spiral and turns into like a constant dream change. I don't mind...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 20

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    I had to share this dream with you even though it isn't really my story to tell. This is why I call my 6'7'' friend a gigant dwarf. A few years back he, our two female friends and...
    Vanaheim Vanaheim 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    My ultimate goal in life is to travel the entire earth, and by that I mean every single state of every single country !! I don't take life so seriously , so probably people would...
    ROB44OTTO ROB44OTTO 16-17, M Jul 19

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    I saw the spirit of a dead preacher in my dream. He was in his young version and he was comforting me. While I believe that spirits are demons on earth so in my dream I was...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Jul 18

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    For like a week now I've had these weird dreams, some are completely random and some are kinda relevant in someway to my life right now, but there's been one person who's been in...
    SuperDuckey SuperDuckey 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 17

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    I have noticed that sometimes when I am dreaming I feel if it's real life. I can't tell sometimes. Say I fall asleep in a place and in my dream I'd be in the same place doing stuff...
    prettyynicole prettyynicole 18-21, F Jul 17

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    Last night, I had too very strange dreams. Dream #1: I was at a friend's house because someone was controlling the minds of all of our classmates (evidently this dream sent me...
    PinkSpotlight PinkSpotlight 18-21, F Jul 16

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    I had the most amazing dream and it happened when I'm feeling some kinda way about myself, sad, depressed, like another wandering soul. The dream itself was not a huge fantasy that...
    AkariYama AkariYama 18-21, F Jul 16

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    So there is one particular dream I will never ever forget. I have Trich (hair pulling disorder) and one night I was pretty much begging for some kind of answer to help me stop...
    mcoulter94 mcoulter94 18-21, F Jul 15

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    I could and still can see a great many things in my dreams, but I mainly dream about the future, I dream about the apocalypse, I dream about my future in the coming years, most of...
    GaiusJuliusCaesar GaiusJuliusCaesar 13-15, M Jul 14

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    The Big City Hotel Okay, I must admit this dream was a little weird, and I don't know what to make of it. However, it was very vivid and real, and soon after I woke up I wrote it...
    BadPam BadPam 56-60, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    my mom passed away 11 years ago. she has visited me a few times in my dreams and generally it is for support when I have needed her. recently I had a dream where she was sick...
    loveandlight29 loveandlight29 26-30, F Jul 13

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    my mom passed away 11 years ago. she has visited me a few times in my dreams and generally it is for support when I have needed her. recently I had a dream where she was sick...
    loveandlight29 loveandlight29 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I remember every person I've ever purposely killed in dreams. (Not counting accidental kills because I had TOO MANY of those nightmares as a kid to keep track of, and not counting...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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