I Dream In Color

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    You Mean...

    ...all people don't dream in color?! Seriously, I thought it was normal to dream in color and be able to read things legibly and feel pain and smell things and taste...my dreams feel so literally real that I've actually had to stop myself from trying to go off of a memory from...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Oct 29, 2012

    Water Theme

    Lately, I've noticed that athe dreams that stick with me always have a strong water theme.  Typically, there is a boat involved, and often there is trouble, and the water becomes a menace. Got any ideas on meaning?
    juan1966 juan1966
    46-50, M
    12 Responses Mar 29, 2010

    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 then go on with my life and come to find out I'm still dreaming! So aggravating lol
    wheelsxoxo wheelsxoxo
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 23, 2014

    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 a lucid dream. And by that I mean i'm 'aware' of the fact that i'm dreaming, and have no unrealistic control over myself or the space...
    vDoddy vDoddy
    18-21, M
    1 Response Mar 23, 2015

    hate to be the killjoy

    but about 1/2 of dreams are in color and half in black and white so everyone dreams in color
    Louisboy17 Louisboy17
    18-21, M
    1 Response Dec 24, 2015

    she decided to free herself dance into the

    wind create a new language and birds fluttered around her , writing .. yes .. in the sky - monique duval -
    birdblu birdblu
    36-40, F
    2 Responses May 17, 2014

    Soo Real!

    I dream in color all the time. The color in my head is even brighter and easier to "see" than real life. My dreams are intense and I can remember them for hours after waking up. I'm color blind a bit, so it's nice to imagine things so much brighter and deeper.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Oct 15, 2011

    Always Have

    I have always dreamed in colour. People seem to think this is strange. I also tend to have vivid dreams that I remember for years afterwards (sometimes they are quite complicated and long, and/or seem like a movie).
    fatcow fatcow
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jan 21, 2008

    Dreamed And it seemed a gangster movie.

    The boss killed many people but he loves animals lol Strange dream....
    DumbusMaximus DumbusMaximus
    31-35, F
    Dec 27, 2013

    Generally....

    My dreams are quite...erhhh....'quirky' I think is the best way to mention them.... I don't believe that I have ever dreamed in black and white, only colour... My dreams have changed over the years, to a degree..... I used to have these dreams that were very 'Alice In...
    Jazz1Geoff101 Jazz1Geoff101
    41-45, M
    1 Response Nov 17, 2013

    In Living Color

    I'm glad to see that other people dream in color as well.  I had heard about people dreaming in black and white, but I have always drempt in color.  I can also control and/or change my dreams if I realize that I am dreaming, which is awesome lol  I think it's quite...
    Miluna Miluna
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Nov 28, 2009

    I had a dream of a white horse running.

    It was running through town. I could not catch it. up and down street and around corners. The white horse was magnificent looking but also looked like it was ghostly. like a spirt not quiet transparent but a little. the tail was longer the normal and floated behind it like a...
    budyzer budyzer
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jun 4, 2014

    I miss you in a way that hurts

    so bad sometimes and makes me numb to everything other times. I dream of your face and voice and wish more than anything I could hug you once before waking up.
    megansunshine megansunshine
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Aug 21, 2015

    Fever Dreams and Warring Colours

    This particular dream was more about colour than just in colour. It was a fever dream, I went to sleep with an aching head, far later than I should have. I felt sickness coming on so I rolled myself up in blankets and doonas to try and sweat away the fever. It didn't...
    Pretzel Pretzel
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 23, 2008
    Pilotbob75 Pilotbob75
    36-40, M
    1 Response Sep 20, 2015

    Dream Masters

    I dream almost every night, and when I do, I know I'm dreaming. The odd thing tho is my control of the dream. I can generally chang things about the dream to my liking and control myself and others. I also have this conplete fearlessness because of this. Im sure there are...
    GravG GravG
    26-30, M
    1 Response Oct 27, 2013
    sroonaka616 sroonaka616
    18-21
    Mar 4, 2015

    I've heard a minority dream in color.

    Everyone i know and talk to dream in color. What are the odds I know just people who dream in color?! I don't buy that most people or any don't dream in color !
    SofaKing9000 SofaKing9000
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Dec 10, 2013

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    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo
    18-21, F
    Oct 8, 2014

    I didn't really know

    that people dream in black & white, i've learnt about something like this before about how people over 30 dream black & white but people under that age dream in color.
    Tagstar2000 Tagstar2000
    13-15, M
    1 Response Dec 17, 2015

    Sometimes black and white; sometimes color.

    When a dream is in color, invariably I have two or more simultaneous dreams and one of them is in color while the others are black and white.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 9, 2014

    I Do. Don't You?

    Initially I joined this group because I do dream in colour and I liked the idea of a group dedicated to that. I thought It was one of those groups like "i have feet" were everyone could join because it is a mutual experience. After perusing the stories here I have come to realize...
    silvercyanide silvercyanide
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jul 1, 2011

    Not only do I dream in color

    but I can also smell and touch in my dreams . My dreams are very vivid and strange and I love it
    ArtsyFaerie32 ArtsyFaerie32
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Nov 2, 2014

    Is This Odd?

    I thought everyone dreams in colour? Don't they??? I always have, I don't think I have ever had a black and white dream. IncognitoX
    Incognitoisme Incognitoisme
    18-21, F
    9 Responses Oct 17, 2010

    Some Statistics

    http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/02/health/02real.html Childhood exposure to black-and-white television seems to be the common denominator. A study published this year, for example, found that people 25 and younger say they almost never dream in black and white. But people over 55...
    RBRead RBRead
    31-35, F
    Apr 15, 2012

    I Dream In Color

    I have always dreamed in color. I thought everyone did until I began having sessions with a psychologist and life planner named Martha. Martha has a Doctorate as well has many other degrees. Martha told me that a majority of people do not dream in color. I also have almost...
    oberon02 oberon02
    61-65, M
    1 Response Mar 3, 2012

    Not Just In Color

    When I first learned that women dream in color and men in black and white, I was totally surprised.  I am a man, and my dreams have often been in color: technicolor, pastels, powder, vivid color that isn't even possible in real world. I have also had dreams in black and...
    Swarmy Swarmy
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Dec 5, 2010

    You are never too old to set another goal

    or to dream a new dream. C. S. Lewis
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    Jan 26, 2015

    I always want to fly

    so I do it in my dreams I never want to die so I do it in my dreams
    AshleyJea AshleyJea
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 14, 2015

    Colorful Dreams

    I haven't ever had a black and white dream. I always thought that everyone had dreams in color, but apparently not.
    emipurple emipurple
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 12, 2013

    I believe people's personalities are made up of

    their dreams. My dream is to become an inspiration through the literature I write. Then I want to make enough money to move to Brisbane Australia and continue to write by the coast. Along the way I want to find my true love, someone sophisticated, beautiful, and with the right...
    UnconditionallyGone UnconditionallyGone
    16-17, M
    1 Response Nov 23, 2014

    And many times Epiphanies.

    I had a dream tonight that made everything okay. I just realize now that I am not looking for a husband. Or even a boy friend. I am looking for a best friend who is my partner and my lover. He will be my equal yet my protector. He will be my soft place to fall as well as my...
    IPleadthe5th IPleadthe5th
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Dec 7, 2015

    I'm very glad I found this forum.

    A lot of these posts are pretty descriptive of the places I've gone in my dreams this past year. There are different places I go on different nights all within this bigger place I've dreamt up, which kind of seems to be concocted from my home town on the beach and where I live...
    Koug Koug
    22-25, F
    Apr 26, 2014

    Has anyone had exceptional colorful dreams?

    Did anything lead to it. 20 years ago I was taking some antidepressants and I would have colorful dreams. I remember the greens being so green. I have not used antidepressant since and I no longer have vivid color dreams.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jul 23, 2014

    I didn't know that you could dream in black

    and white. I just thought color was like the normal thing.
    Sapphirebee27 Sapphirebee27
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 23, 2014

    This is un-fair and un-just,

    if you feel the same hart this experience
    somethin2say somethin2say
    22-25, F
    Aug 6, 2014

    I could lay here with you forever Just lay

    here in this bed in this room with you Listening to the ocean breeze, raped up in love I don't want to leave this place. Just keep you between me and never let you go
    somethin2say somethin2say
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 18, 2015

    hope I can sleep tonight.

    had such horrible nightmares all night last night I barely slept at all...
    MissCadyAnn MissCadyAnn
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Dec 17, 2015

    Am I the Exception???

    I didn't realize it was odd that I dreamed in color until a friend of mine was looking at my dream journals and commented on the vivid colors I had used to describe different scenes in my dreams.  He thought I had embellished my journal entries because of this.  So am I...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Jun 30, 2008

    Familiar Dreams

    For the past while my dreams are the in same place (a place I lived not to long ago). Except it looks a bit different. Its almost always late evening. And there's always a weird, eerie vibe that kind of feels like im running or hiding from something. I miss living there so I...
    charlotteee charlotteee
    16-17, F
    Apr 10, 2010

    I don't know if I have ever had dreams in black

    and white, but I think that would be cool too.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    Dec 17, 2015

    I had a period of 5 years of no dreaming.

    Followed by 10 years of intense dreaming in color. Now, for the last 2 years I dream 90% in black or gray color. About 3 dreams per night.
    cybervince cybervince
    46-50, M
    1 Response Mar 6, 2014
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Dec 12, 2013

    last night it was an.

    odd dream about someone hoping to rent a room, so.they wandered into a big house and it was like a maze with so many rooms they thought they spotted klu klux klan stuff in.a room like a cloth massive banner. then they had to sit down sit with the other residents and eat. and...
    mysmugcat mysmugcat
    41-45, F
    1 Response Feb 21

    I'm so close to my dream,

    I can almost taste it. I've always had big dreams but non like this. And one day I'll be a boule to touch it
    somethin2say somethin2say
    22-25, F
    Jan 14, 2014

    A lot of my dreams are sporadic.

    Sometimes these dreams are irrelevant or they have meaning. A good majority of the time...because your brain is still conscious while you sleep, my dreams will express tomorrow. It's always colorful, too...not like the normal, every day blue sky, green grass, all the colors of...
    Imaginarionify Imaginarionify
    22-25, F
    Apr 18, 2014

    Weird Dream ...

    Before I joined this group, I asked myself if I dream in color or not and I found out that I do dream in color. Once I had a dream that my husband cheated me with a girl who wears greeny top and hot pants. So Im pretty sure that I dream in color.
    DollyDiva DollyDiva
    26-30, F
    May 31, 2012
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