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I Have Nightmare Disorder

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    Forget

    i forget my dreams a lot but the ones that i remember the most are nightmares
    1428elm 1428elm 16-17 1 Response Oct 20, 2008

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    Fear...

    I have dealt with nightmares since I can remember. When I was little the only way to not have them would be to have someone else in the bed. The nightmares became so frequent that I ended up just sleeping with my mother until I was in middle school. When she got remarried I had...
    kngrace kngrace 18-21 1 Response Mar 22, 2011

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    Nightmares Since 2-3 Years

    Hey, Im not sure, if it is wise, to share ones nightmare with complete strangers, whom I dont know. But okay, Ill give it a shot. By the way thanks for reading. For 2-3 years I started to have nightmares, at the beginning I thought, these things come and go. But, they got more...
    DjThomilein DjThomilein 22-25 Aug 5, 2012

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    How to solve Nightmare Disorder simply by dreaming

    Lucid means expressed clearly and easy to understand. Lucid dreaming refers to an act of dreaming with consciousness mind that would allow you to be aware of clear and easily understandable dreams during the sleep. So what does this have to do with nightmare disorder? Before this...
    hkim244 hkim244 18-21, M Dec 6, 2013

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    A Phenomenon Dream

    since I was a kid, with no bad intentions in mind, I've been having dreams that always end in the same scenario -my death; you name it, drowning,chocking (from being on a high mountain). falling, someone always stabs me, or just keep shooting at me by a machine gun! I also have a...
    adamwillis adamwillis 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 28, 2011

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    Is It a Disorder If...

    ... you don't allow it to take over your life? I'll self diagnose myself with nightmare disorder. I have nightmares nearly every sleep cycle or nap I take. They vary in theme but usually follow the path of current or past life events. I remember them vividly, but I don't collect...
    bookofchange bookofchange 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 23, 2007

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    Frankly...

    For the past few years I have dealt with incredibly complex, vivid and morbid nightmares. Each one is unique. I have deal with them every night and the only way to avoid them is through exhaustion. I have become desensitized to them and real world violence to the point where a...
    VladimirStronsy VladimirStronsy 16-17 Oct 8, 2012

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    ND

    I have Nightmare Disorder (ND). This means that I constantly have nightmares. My ND is related to my Insomnia, but I've known about this longer. I rarely have good dreams. And while not all of my nightmares are horrific, they are all bad and can be classified as a nightmare. All...
    PoeticRejection PoeticRejection 22-25, F 8 Responses Jun 18, 2007

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    Scared To Go Sleep At Night

    I have been having nightmares involving demons. I am scared of having another one that deals with demons. I sweat a lot at night, and I don't sweat at all, during the day.
    chicago54 chicago54 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 11, 2010

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    Mental Multiplex

    Hello my name is Aarena Carpenter and I am 15 years old. I am from New Zealand and I have been having nightmaresSince i was 4 years old . My memory is good so I can remember every nightmare I have ever had.At first it was horrible to bare because I would sometimes see my mum and...
    Draxonlani Draxonlani 13-15, F Nov 7, 2011

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    I Don'T Really Know What Dreams Are Like

    I have had maybe a handful of actual dreams. But nightmares? I have been having those since I was 7 (at least from as far as I can remember). And that first nightmare had me screaming and crying in my sleep. From then on, I either didn't dream at all or I had nightmares. Never...
    devouringflames devouringflames 22-25, F Mar 8, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    i have schizoaffective disorder and things are going pretty good.i mean sure i cant find a job but my mental health is really good and i hope it stays that way. i know what its...
    weirdalex21 weirdalex21 18-21, F Jan 16

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    Ever since I've had my daughter, I've literally had a nightmare every single night. It wouldn't bother me so much but the nightmares are so horrible and gruesome. In a lot of...
    upupandaway24 upupandaway24 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I only get Nightmares when I at least sleep for more than two hours. But every time I sleep that's all I get. Terrifies me every night. They are usually about me dying or losing my...
    BooBear99 BooBear99 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    I can't take these nightmares anymore. They are becoming more and more real. How do I make them stop! I don't even want to sleep anymore. But then again...when I'm awake my mind...
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F Jan 15

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    For the majority of my youth I was athletic, smart, enthusiastic, and overall an extremely sociable person. I was a varsity lettermen for swimming my freshmen year of high school...
    durden284 durden284 22-25, M Dec 28, 2014

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    I had the nightmare again... The same one.. It's coming back to haunt me and they're getting worse... Stronger and more vivid... Please just go away! I'm trying to forget! :(
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Ahhh **** nightmares. Y do we even have them. I don't want anymore of them.
    Thatrandompersonme1 Thatrandompersonme1 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 3

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    Last few nights I've had nightmares. First time I've had them since I was very young. I find them scary but fascinating. They felt so real and I felt so much emotion in them!
    WhiskeyRoger369 WhiskeyRoger369 16-17, M Jan 6

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    I keep having these weird nightmares, I'll try my best to explain it. So I wake up as a completely different person, in a totally different family, I don't even know my name, Im...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    Had the worst nightmare of my life just now. Please heart me. Need some love and understanding. I have schizophrenia. Driving me nuts!!
    VeniceTheMenice VeniceTheMenice 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 14

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    I felt as if I was in a train. Running. Trying to find a door. A window. Through which I can breathe. I was not able to find one. I woke up. Knew I was dreaming. Got out of my bed...
    LoganManish LoganManish 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 18

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    It's so hard to fall asleep tonight, my nightmares are coming back. I close my eyes and then I feel adrenaline run through me and I start to hyperventilate. I calm myself as best I...
    vault101 vault101 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    I have constant nightmares. Everytime I go to sleep I dream about my anxiety. I'd still rather sleep than be awake.
    mysteryhatcat mysteryhatcat 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    There getting worse, I don't know why, he's suddenly taken over me and my mind all over again, I haven't seen or heard from him in 6 years and now out of the blue....nightmares...
    lostgirl2001 lostgirl2001 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    So I'm slowing down on things I know trigger me. Trying to not get the flashbacks like I used to anymore. ...but my stupid head took this as an opportunity to give me more intense...
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    Every weekend I take a long nap for all the hours of sleep I have lost during the week. Its usually 2 hours or so. For a couple of years now I've been getting nightmares in BROAD...
    dailydreamer70 dailydreamer70 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    It started when I was 17. I was browsing through thinspo blogs and decided to throw up my food like the girls on there to lose weight. i didnt like it. however, something happened...
    willowtree12 willowtree12 22-25, F Jan 15

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    Schizoaffective disorder is ruining my grades and is making everyday living daunting. It feels as if i cannot go on with life.
    ogechi98 ogechi98 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    It's two in the morning and I am terrified to fall asleep. I have some of the worst night terrors, and they haunt me during the day, too. It's like I can never escape. I'm not...
    lillyforever4 lillyforever4 16-17, F Jan 3

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    In the middle of the night I awoke hyperventilating. This hasn't happened in 6 months. I was more surprised than frightened. In my dream I was allowing a man I am attracted to in...
    anhonestmouse anhonestmouse 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    I wouldn't wish this on anyone. I have always been a nervous person..even as a kid. I didn't really start having regular panic attacks until I was in my early 20's. I had them...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F Dec 28, 2014

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    Some days are a lot to handle, almost too much. I have been in such a good path, I have come so far in fighting this, I don't want to have these days anymore.
    redwolfmoon redwolfmoon 22-25, M Dec 30, 2014

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    i needing to vent im so lonely i dont feel real im so fricked up i cant cope i dont want o bew in this world why is it like you dont have a parent i dont even want to go on this...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F Jan 2

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    I haven't been diagnosed or anything, because apparently it's really hard to get psychiatric help if you're not suicidal, but I've slowly come to the realization that I may or may...
    thekittyjew thekittyjew 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    The ups feel like I could fly across the world, and lows make every bone in my body ache. Why am I this way? Overall, I consider myself a well-rounded person. I eat well, I...
    Annaelaine Annaelaine 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    I was diagnosed about a year ago now, but I still think of it everyday. I have two major symptoms of CD. Firstly I have complex hallucinations which include but are not limited to...
    syrenac syrenac 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    I have had muscle weakness for days now, and I'm worried that it could turn into conversion paralysis. Any tips on how to cope with this?
    syrenac syrenac 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Dear dreams that haunt my sleep, it is not okay to wake me up at 1 and not let me sleep again until 4. I am very tired, please go away.
    Ashleyy2 Ashleyy2 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    and last night was the worst that I can remember.
    jenneruz jenneruz 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    i am in a long dark hallway and there is only one door. i am afraid to open the door. i turn around and Whoopi Goldberg is there with a knife.
    karenmbrown karenmbrown 51-55 2 Responses Jan 3

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    They're more realistic these days. Mostly, that makes them pretty boring. When I think about them, though, what takes place in them is more scary to me than the dreams about being...
    MyNamesNotFrench MyNamesNotFrench 31-35 Jan 3

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    I had a terrible last night that I ended up screaming and god I didn't sleep at all. Part of it i lost my boyfriend to murder, than I just kept dying. Three deaths that happen that...
    BooBear99 BooBear99 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 8

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    Great another bad dream *sarcasm* How can I stop them!!?!!??
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    Is this weird, who else does that?
    Morgee3304 Morgee3304 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Its' hard to suffer like this and its a lonely death trap
    lovelinessbathes lovelinessbathes 31-35, M Dec 31, 2014

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    Please read, I have a question for anyone who suffers from mental disorders. But first, a little bit (briefly) about my mental health history: I was diagnosed with ADHD...
    ChantelSurvived ChantelSurvived 22-25, F 2 Responses