I Have Night Terrors

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    how do i stop this it doesnt happen all the time

    but thet make me cry some times beacuse there so real its my family dieing how do i stop this
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 21, 2014

    Last night I believe I woke up early in the

    morning. I glanced around my vast dark room, and I swear on everything... There was a person just sitting in my chair. Staring at me. I tightly shut my eyes and reopened them, I turned over and it was laying beside me, in my face. Turns out I was still sleeping and I banged my...
    xthexfallenxone xthexfallenxone
    16-17, F
    Mar 2

    Sometimes, they're nightmares meaning I can

    remember what scared me. Those are easy because I can usually calm myself down. My night terrors, however, just leave me unreasonably terrified. I make up nightmares to tell my family why I wake up screaming. Just last night, I woke up at 5am screaming for 'help' and could...
    meyhoffm meyhoffm
    22-25
    1 Response Sep 11, 2015

    I've had night terrors

    since I was 3 years old. My earliest memory gave me a fever so high that it almost killed me. I had to go to the hospital to be stabilized. Since then I've had them on a nightly basis ranging from uncontrollable bouts of fear running through the house to bodies hanging from...
    SolGryn SolGryn
    22-25, M
    Feb 25

    I Dream People Are Dying.

    I have reoccuring night terrors, lately it has been someone chasing after a family member or my fiancee with a knife and its been night and they stalk me. I know they stalk me in my dream because I see their face everywhere but I never catch them. I don't know the face from the...
    AlphaJed AlphaJed
    22-25, M
    Mar 21, 2013

    I have had night terrors

    for about 18 years off and on. Recently, I felt like my last night terror was off the wall. Hard to breathe, heart pounding. I thought, I am having a panic attack. I googled and having panic attacks while you sleep is possible. In my waking life I have anxiety issues, but not...
    galaxygurl galaxygurl
    31-35, F
    1 Response Oct 30, 2015
    tarjawhore tarjawhore
    22-25, M
    Sep 17, 2015

    Sleepless At Home

    well i noticed about 6 months ago i would almost wake up and scream because I thought something was standing over my bed and my heart would start racing then i would run for a light to turn on and when i did I would really wake up. Just recently I have started running for the...
    nic729 nic729
    18-21
    Jun 1, 2012

    I Wish It Would Stop

    I never used to have night terrors. I used to sleep, well...like a rock really. Then one night I woke up gasping for air, scurrying, my heart trying desprately to pound its way out of my chest. After that, I had them five nights out of the week. Sometimes, I'd wake up from one...
    Keziah90 Keziah90
    22-25, F
    2 Responses May 16, 2011

    I'm Starting To Get Scared

    I've had night terrors as long as I can remember, started when I was really young maybe 6, and started coming back when I was around 18. I am now 29, and the night terrors have become more severe and frequent. They started off with the sitting bolt upright, filled with fear...
    lollyleelu lollyleelu
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jun 7, 2012

    Last night, i experienced somebody walk Into my

    bedroom and sit on the end of my bed. I then remember laying down, and this person pressing hardly down on my hip bone to the point it feeling painful and uncomfortable. I start struggling and moaning, i then feel a hand under my back pushing upwards to arch my back, still...
    riannacave riannacave
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 17, 2014

    Night Terrors

    I've had them since I was 10 yrs old. Sometime they are more frequent than at other times. I believe that they are somewhat an experience of untrained astral projection. I am laying in my bed trying to go to sleep when suddenly I am "trapped" inside of my body. The only thing I...
    Wicce1 Wicce1
    36-40, F
    1 Response Nov 15, 2012

    I've been having recurring night terrors

    for 2-3 months now and I'm trying to understand why. I have been having night terrors since I was 13, which was 2 1/2 years ago, and I before that I sleep walked. I've never had this happen though, every single night I wake up and see a man in black staring at me. My life right...
    TommiAdkins TommiAdkins
    16-17, F
    Nov 17, 2014

    What Is Going On?

    I have had very vivid dreams, and night terrors my entire life. Nearly every night since i was a little kid i have awakened to terrible night terrors. I see people and creatures in my room and in the house. I can touch them and feel their skin or hair next to me, they are their...
    AsherBlu89 AsherBlu89
    26-30, F
    May 14, 2013

    I've had nightmares and night terrors

    since the day I was born, and I will most likely never grow out of them. I never want to go to sleep ever again. The thought is terrifying. I'm tired, but I can't sleep. The dreams are too much.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 11, 2015

    Fear

    At least once a week I will wake up from sleeping ,jump out of bed, and there is usually screaming/yelling involved. I can't say what I had been dreaming/thinking about because I can't remember. I know this used to happen as a child and its happening again. The doctor and I have...
    pldwg30 pldwg30
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Mar 28, 2011

    every night. i wake up.

    .. crying, screaming, kicking.. and confused. my poor cat gets scared every time and she will squirm her way under my covers and lay with me... its comforting to have her there.
    lecksierae lecksierae
    18-21, F
    Dec 9, 2014

    I just woke up from possibly the worst one yet.

    It went on and on and I couldn't wake up. They get worse each night. I don't know what to do. I need help. They scare me.....
    fireworks2come fireworks2come
    22-25, F
    Oct 1, 2015

    This is easily one of the most horrific

    nocturnal events of my life so far. It happened at 3am today and I haven't been back to sleep since. It's also going to be a rather long read, so buckle in. This was so utterly disturbing that I'm going to have to sandwich the story itself between a bunch of inconsequential...
    minokay minokay
    26-30, F
    May 18, 2015

    I have had then a few times .

    Its like I see something scary (snake or something I never really remember ) I think I'm dreaming so I stay calm then I realise Im not dreaming so I run/walk fast out if my room .if I'm asked what wrong I can never explain cause I won't remember all I'll know us it was something...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 9, 2015

    It only started recently

    and I've been kicking, screaming, and drawing in my sleep. Now I have an anxious feeling all the time and have started self harming. Help!
    QuinnKitty QuinnKitty
    16-17, F
    Jul 9, 2014
    SethTheKid SethTheKid
    13-15, M
    1 Response Jan 21
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