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I Have Nightmare Disorder

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I have bipolar disorder 1 & adult ADHD combined type. I'm 27, married 7 year son& 6 year stepdaughter. My life seems normal.... On the outside. On the inside it's turmoil...
    mrojas27 mrojas27 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I feel so confused most days, I just don't feel like im really here, I feel like Im in a movie watching myself or something. I don't know it's weird, I feel disconnected from my...
    silentgirl1234 silentgirl1234 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    Not really because I'm careful like if it's dark I stay out of the shower and watch nothing scary but when I do have nightmares that remind me of the ghosts in my grandmas house...
    JuwonJ216 JuwonJ216 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    my names Alex and i have schizoaffective disorder. you can message me if you want. here is my youtube chanel if anyone if feeling lonely. :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v...
    cutealex21 cutealex21 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm having one of those nights when you sleep for only about 3 hours, have a nightmare, wake up and you're scared as hell to fall asleep again. T-T
    MysteriousAddiction MysteriousAddiction 16-17, F Jun 25

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    I've been having weird nightmares where I would be sitting in a room or something with my family and there's this strange man I've never seen before. It terrified me because he...
    terriblememories terriblememories 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    I suffer from insomnia, so I stay up for days and when I do sleep with by taking pills or naturally I always wake up in cold sweat and have a racing heart beat like I ran a...
    CastleFreak CastleFreak 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    this was a nightmare to me because it felt so real... I've been having reoccurring dreams lately, once again, about her. We were walking through Boston. There were so many people...
    exiled11 exiled11 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    Not recently but last week. I would have horrific nightmares. Or real life situations gone horribly wrong. I think my subconscious is trying to tell me something. That or it's...
    emptyskyform emptyskyform 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I don't want to go to sleep. Every time I've gone to sleep for the last week I've had nightmares that wake me up. Even when I'm napping. Now even going to bed makes me anxious...
    infintessimal infintessimal 22-25, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Im new to this group i think. I havent been on n a while. After being hospitalized for a while my diagnosis became debatable. My drs didnt know if i had paranoid schizophrenia or...
    mstenorsaxplayer mstenorsaxplayer 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    What are your symptoms daily after you been treated for schizoaffective disorder?
    SsMcGavin SsMcGavin 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 5

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    Two long years of dealing with the following symptoms. Difficulty walking, stuttering, numbness on the entire left side, problems with balance, tremors and physical exhaustion. I...
    DaniSuzi DaniSuzi 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    These damn dreams are keeping me awake at night I haven't slept in weeks I've prayed and still have these dreams I don't know what to do about them
    Arcdapreslamort Arcdapreslamort 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    Woke up now presently at 4 am I can't stand it anymore I wake up terrified every single night I'm not traumatized, I don't have PTSD Why am I so scared? I can't ever remember my...
    rjschuler rjschuler 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 10

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    I hate it. Some days I just feel angry and almost suicidal. Other days I feel like I'm on cloud 9. And my meds, even with insurance, are so expensive!! I just wish I was normal and...
    Nikki351 Nikki351 31-35, F Jun 26

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    I really think I do my friends always say I worry way too much, I have stomach pains and headaches, I panic over little stuff but whenever I try talking to mom she dosent believe...
    oOMissDiorOo oOMissDiorOo 13-15, F Jun 28

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    I get super super nervous to the point where I can't stop biting my nails and shaking it kills me when I sleep and I have the worst dreams I find it scary !! Help :X
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F Jun 29

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    When I go to the doctors, dentist anywhere that I have to get a shot or it involves a needle I get anxiety. I start freaking out like I'm getting murdered and I make myself so wore...
    samcozz22 samcozz22 18-21, F Jun 29

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    I'm socially awkward. I can't do anything without freaking out. I can't go downstairs and get a glass of water without thinking that my parents or siblings might see me and make...
    baeily baeily 13-15, F Jun 30

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    I have had this come and go through life, I remember being about 8/9 years of age. I was standing in a shop and I was looking at of the door window and suddenly it was like I was...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Jul 1

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    I just started a new job. I mostly feel ok while at work, but I have to take extra medicine to get through the day. Once I get home, I just can't relax. I can't get work off my...
    peggyjolleen peggyjolleen 22-25, F Jul 1

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    UK SUFFERERS - PLEASE GET IN CONTACT! So, I've never really wanted to write my story. Not because I am afraid or ashamed, but because I am so bored of talking about it, it makes...
    scharx scharx 18-21 Jul 1

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    UK SUFFERERS - PLEASE GET IN CONTACT! So, I've never really wanted to write my story. Not because I am afraid or ashamed, but because I am so bored of talking about it, it makes...
    scharx scharx 18-21 1 Response Jul 1

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    My thoughts are getting the best of me. I merely mess up with my LGBT coordinator who was co-hosting the drag show with another guy and I didn't get anything done in time and it...
    JudeLeDude JudeLeDude 22-25, M Jul 5

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    Why can't I just be excited to go to work? I should be proud and glad that I have a job. All I can think about is how badly I want to give up and quit. I know I shouldn't be so...
    peggyjolleen peggyjolleen 22-25, F Jul 6

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    Type II (that Ii in the title just bugs me) Yeah so I don't get crazy manic very often, just hypomanic from time to time, but when I do depression, oh I do it well. Deep deep...
    ThePeach ThePeach 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I forget to on and off I had my good days then I have my really bad days where my life gets to be just to much for me so I just hide away
    BrookeDuchanne16 BrookeDuchanne16 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    One in particular; I'm alone in a dark room. I'm bound to the floor by chains hooked through the flesh of my fore arms and lower legs. Every movement feels like the bone is...
    FallenPride FallenPride 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 27

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    I dreamed that I was going shopping at night, when I went downstairs, I met my sister and she told me that there is an armed man on the roof of the building, I was like, yeah I won...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F Jun 29

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    When I was seven, my stepfather began to rape me. He didn't bother with fondling. He just went right for it. The louder I screamed the more he liked it. I might get a break...
    hiflyerdana hiflyerdana 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I had another episode the other day. I had to go all day freaking out that people could tell I "wasn't there". It felt like I was in a movie. I could touch something but not feel...
    saviscool saviscool 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    ibd always had this. I've always felt detached from everything and everyone since I was a little girl. always been different. it's been a sad and scary joinery
    motherearth227 motherearth227 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    Yepp I Do... Ugh.. I hate it
    IrwinsScars IrwinsScars 13-15, F Jul 3

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    It's so much harder when I know what it's like to be happy. I was so happy just a month ago.
    peggyjolleen peggyjolleen 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Every now and then, I have nightmares that come true. It has happened about 8 times. Before 9/11, I had a nightmare that planes flew into skyscrapers. Just recently, July 10th, I...
    vanessasky29 vanessasky29 26-30, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    I have high urinary creatinine and high urinary 1-methyl-5-carboxylamide-2-pyridone. I think I also have a disorder which causes Parkinson's and other symptoms/conditions. If you...
    ornithine ornithine 41-45, M Jul 11

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