I Had a Lot of Nightmares As a Child

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    i had a lot of nightmares as a child, and i have a lot of nightmares now. actually, pretty much all i have are nightmares. the question is just how awful were they. usually they involve me either searching for something in some kind of creepy location, or me running from a...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 15, 2007


    I had a lot when I was a child but I only really remember two. when I was little I was deathly scared of fans, vents, and air ducts. I had a nightmare that I was trapped in safeway on my stomach on the floor. there was nothing in safeway, it was like a big empty wherehouse. ...
    cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal
    18-21, F
    Dec 22, 2007

    Oh Buddy Did I?

    Some of my earliest memories are nightmares.  I had this horrid re-occurring dream of being in an aquarium type place and the alligators and sharks all breaking out of their cages and chasing me. It hit a point where i couldn't close my eyes without seeing death and...
    Shierke Shierke
    26-30, F
    Feb 13, 2008

    More Than 40 Years Later....

    ...it's amazing that I still remember them in such detail.   I would dream that:  my curtains were on fire and there were little cherubs sitting on the top corners of the window; my body was floating out of my bed, inches off the floor toward the back door; that...
    Francescanolonger Francescanolonger
    46-50, F
    6 Responses Nov 7, 2007

    A Theme

    I don't remember much about my childhood as a whole, I have a number of specific memories, in which I remember something with five senses as though I were back there.  Yet, my dreams or nightmares in childhood, early teens and the occasional one that I still...
    deleted deleted
    Jan 19, 2009

    In one such nightmare there are boulders,

    stones, and pebbles grinding into one another. They are confined to a rectangle and no stone seems to make any progress in their direction. There are several lines of them and they only move in one direction with no stone pushing into more than one other. A familiar face is...
    LazarusMalice LazarusMalice
    18-21, M
    Jan 14

    Re-occuring Nightmere Themes

    being suffocated by mattresses and huge match boxes was a regular nightmere for meĀ  as a child and I would always wake up sick and disturbedanother is tidal waves... I have had several tidal wave nightmeres coming over our house or in a boat ... and they are always so filled...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals
    36-40, F
    Jun 9, 2012
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