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I Dream And That Keeps Me Up

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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'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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    My dreams are incredibly colorful and detailed. I Remember them with astounding vividness. I am aware of when I'm dreaming. This last year I've been able to dream of a person who...
    starkizzed21 starkizzed21 22-25, F 17 hrs ago

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    Always have. What's scary are the ones that were like previews of the next few days. The setting is usually off. Two in particular stand out. The first I was driving to school...
    mellymel22 mellymel22 31-35, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    In my dream it originally was just me. Now my son is also in it. It starts with me n now my son making our way through a building. Then flips, after various conversations that I...
    1curiousrob 1curiousrob 36-40, M 12 hrs ago

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    dreamt I was being chased by dinosaurs. took refuge in my grandmother's old house. somehow set half the house on fire. the most terrifying thing I've ever seen is that flaming...
    ZenaMarie ZenaMarie 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Where to start... Well its 2 am and I am wide awake, TV blurring in the background and I am well... Sitting. Wondering I guess. About the future. About the now. About randomness...
    Qwert143 Qwert143 22-25 29 mins ago

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    Ive always dreamed about lying on a hilltop with a single tree on it, an open field that keeps going, a light breeze going by and just a few little clouds in the sky. But i know...
    Danameman Danameman 13-15, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Achievement of sense about the merging of dream and reality 340), 1st March, 1979. Thursday. Early morning dream: After about six months I met the Holy ghost in...
    Dipakda Dipakda 66-70, M Mar 7

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    Merging of reality and dream 343). 10th March, 1979. Sunday. Place: Kalimpong Early morning dream of the first night: Binay Mukherjee, a devotee was in a standing posture...
    Dipakda Dipakda 66-70, M Mar 20

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    Ah... Well... I don't dream often, and even when I do dream I don't always remember them... But this one I remembered clearly... I dreamt it last night but I remembered it this...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I think what keeps me going is the hope inspired by the warm emotional feeling of meaningful bonds to other humans. Mammals as a class of animals need the warmth and contact of...
    4myinnerchild 4myinnerchild 51-55, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I've recently come to the realisation that all my dreams, and I mean 'all', take place in the same world. I've been a lucid dreamer all my life, I don't think I've ever 'not' had...
    vDoddy vDoddy 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Ok. So I have been having some pretty weird dreams. I don't remember the first dream because there have been a few but it's with this guy named Ben, I have no idea who he is in...
    Timbre4 Timbre4 16-17 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Once in a while I have lucid dreams, but last night was so very real that at first I realized I was lucid dreaming and then I couldn't leave the dream. I started doing things in...
    guliannah guliannah 51-55, F Mar 2

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    Two terms that seem diametrically opposed.  Realist typically refers to things that are real, reality, realistic, and realism.  Dreamer typically refers more to the...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 5 Responses Mar 8

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    They range from the most amazing and happy dreams to the most horrifying ones. Most of the time my dreams wont be very vivid, but sometimes they get oddly real. Most of my bad...
    bluecupcakes bluecupcakes 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I've never really "mastered" lucid dreaming however I have gotten lucky enough to become fully aware during a few dreams, just not to the point of manipulating anything within it...
    RelayedDeaction RelayedDeaction 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 4

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    is lucid dreaming another form of a nightmare? but in a goodway? say if you often have nightmares which is longer and more vivid then when you were into the dream state once you...
    crushingnails crushingnails 18-21 1 Response Mar 8

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    If anyone wants to know about the dreams specifically just ask me and i will share :) But i was wondering, does anyone else have dreams set on a world? For instance, i can have the...
    Zexias96 Zexias96 18-21, M Mar 8

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    Last night I couldn't sleep and didn't fall asleep until like 5 am. I then had a series of dream where I knew I was dreaming the entire time and I kept trying to wake myself up but...
    bball798 bball798 22-25, M Mar 12

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    Last night I couldn't sleep and didn't fall asleep until like 5 am. I then had a series of dream where I knew I was dreaming the entire time and I kept trying to wake myself up but...
    bball798 bball798 22-25, M Mar 12

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    Last night I couldn't sleep and didn't fall asleep until like 5 am. I then had a series of dream where I knew I was dreaming the entire time and I kept trying to wake myself up but...
    bball798 bball798 22-25, M Mar 12

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    They remind me that I still feel. They are so vivid in fact, that I fear going to sleep, and hate waking up. I go to sleep knowing I will dream about those feelings, or that which...
    sambiggie sambiggie 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 14

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    This man whom I used to casually date 12 years ago appeared in my dreams for many years and I've been ignoring him for many years as I felt that he was just stringing me along...
    leuba leuba 31-35 4 days ago

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    I have always had really vivid dreams. Sometimes, my dreams are visions of what will happen in the next day, like my mom making a sandwich or getting a call from a relative. Lately...
    nicolerubinstein nicolerubinstein 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    What I remember of my dreams from the last few nights: In one dream, I was at a skating rink, and I was playing the games. In some games, they didn't offer tickets, but in others...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Over the last three weeks I have been having a vivid recurring dream. I just want feedback as to what other people think about this. In the dream I know I have been dropped off at...
    VRie VRie 51-55, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    My dream is i'm wearing military clothing in a desert shooting at people as they run across the desert , in my dream i see camels and can feel the heat like i'm actually there and...
    Twinsdaddy Twinsdaddy 36-40 1 day ago

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    I'm positive I lucid dreamed last night or maybe even entered another realm or some place not here. Mind that it was 4 in the morning when I finally got home, normally I'm in bed...
    lauren710 lauren710 18-21, F 21 hrs ago

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    a new way to learn how to control your dreams first...lay in bed (before you sleep) slow down your breathing. and as you allow each exhale relax you, you may notice your body...
    Nicolekey Nicolekey 18-21, F Mar 11

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    Ugh I wish I could remember all of last night's it was intense! Mainly it revolved around the devil wanting to possess me. We had a ouija board and I didn't want to use it but...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F Mar 17

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    My dreams are so real, I hope others experience this. When dreaming I am able to work out this is a dream and then start to control things - total control. I can smell, touch, walk...
    Mangomystery Mangomystery 36-40, M a week ago

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    I have the same dream every few months and despite googling the dream no one ever seems to have the same as me. I dream that I am just having a normal day then suddenly feel a baby...
    rc95 rc95 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    three times i dreamed in olden days that would have meant something...... now it just means more than twice but not quite four.. the first dream, i don't really remember.... sorry...
    SvveetKiester SvveetKiester 41-45, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Almost two weeks ago on a friday I had this weird dream. It made me almost wanting to change my plans for that weekend but I decided to stick with my made plans. It was not really...
    GuiltBear GuiltBear 31-35, M 3 days ago

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