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I Have Nightmare Disorder

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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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    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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    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 18-21, F 8 Responses Jun 18, 2007

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I had a nightmare last night- So I sk^pe with my friend nearly every night and we end up falling asleep on it, well anyway I had a weird nightmare. I was asleep, but in my...
    ImChelsea ImChelsea 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I don't think I'd ever tell anyone but I might as well. I have Schizoaffective Disorder which, in a basic definition, it's like Bipolar and Schizophrenia, some people have...
    PitchDaffy PitchDaffy 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have nightmares on a regular basis. They started in October 2013, when I was having a really rough time in my life. I dream about being stabbed, torched, assaulted, strangled to...
    ListenerTalker ListenerTalker 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I Have Nightmares Svnoyi Ganiyegv So I had this dream last night, in the middle of quite a fitful sleep... I see this dark figure in front of me, never clear enough to see...
    ahyokaatuyastanvusdayvhvsgi ahyokaatuyastanvusdayvhvsgi 36-40, F Mar 26

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    I have a different one every single night. Last week I had a nightmare that I was in the middle of nowhere, where many many people were being held captive and hostage, being...
    treasureforever treasureforever 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Hello, I just had a nightmare. I am typing this as I just woke up. So I can remember most of the details. I went to my old school for lunch, I did not have a reason but I did...
    Toastland Toastland 13-15, T 1 Response 5 days ago

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    This Is The Soundtrack Of My Life Living With Schizoaffective Disorder Every song I post is an excellent representation of what I went through living with Schizoaffective disorder...
    Jesusfoundme Jesusfoundme 31-35, F Mar 24

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    One Night: My Nightmare My subconsciousness opens up to the darkest blackness, yet I am keenly aware of every exaggerated sound around me... footsteps, doors opening and closing...
    ahyokaatuyastanvusdayvhvsgi ahyokaatuyastanvusdayvhvsgi 36-40, F Mar 26

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    I just had a terrible nightmare. I dreamt that someone was banging on the door. But that they wouldn't say who they were or anything when I ask. When I look out the peephole it's...
    hmmngbrd hmmngbrd 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    I've been having this same nightmare theme over and over again. There's this girl who is just there in the background of all of my themes. She slowly eats away at me. She literally...
    jasonpw jasonpw 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I hardly ever get a good sleep. I used to be so peaceful now I wake up sweating and out of breath. My nightmares keep me from sleeping so I stay up until I can't keep my eyes open...
    lilburden lilburden 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My nightmares are bizarre, i'm either in some warped version of Walt Disney World being forced into going in to the Haunted Mansion or going through various places where I grew up...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Mar 27

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    I have these vivid dreams of everyone I love dying around me. I am always spared in the end but I feel as if that is the worst part of the dream. Every night is a terror for me. I...
    allykate27 allykate27 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    I always had vivid dreams but after my son was born they have become extremely vivid and when I wake up I remember them. I had serious, serious nightmares last night I woke up and...
    funsnowgal funsnowgal 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I have had the same nightmares for a while and it gets annoying and tiresome waking up in the middle of the night, every night breathing heavily over something that happened a...
    Roflcash4 Roflcash4 13-15, M 1 Response a week ago

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    So at the age 20 I was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder. I have been diagnosed with a chemical imbalance since the age of seven as they did not want to label a seven year...
    justwanabe justwanabe 22-25, F Apr 5

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    Just had my biggest fear come true I completely lost control of myself and went crazy.. All I remember is I was laying on the bathroom floor cause I was feeling a bit nauseous then...
    Mayleehawkeye Mayleehawkeye 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I must be one of the strangest persons on this earth. Diagnosed with this disorder at least several years ago, I am on disability for this and also PTSD. I have many hobbies and am...
    4k5dii 4k5dii 46-50, M Apr 14

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    I have Female Orgasmic Disorder. I don't have *******. My therapist at the time tried everything to help me but nothing worked. It sucks so much. I've never had a ****** but...
    ReeseThompson0424 ReeseThompson0424 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 14

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    Lately my dreams involve people having their limbs violently cut off. The first dream was too strange and disturbing for me to want to even think about. It would have been hell of...
    puberro puberro 70+, F Mar 31

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    I think I have PD but I'm not entirely sure. I tried to explain it to my family/friends but they don't seem to get it. I'm frustrated half the time and it seems to get worse with...
    hani91 hani91 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I'm only 14 years old and it started about 4 months ago but it wasn't serious then it started to progress it's making me fail school not do any of my work and it ruined my trip to...
    jayyr jayyr 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    I knew something was up with me! I kept having a change in perception after exercising or times I was relaxed and it felt so good. It was like seeing for real the first time. I...
    reenab29 reenab29 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 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...
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I've had this for a long time, but up until this year I never knew what it was, or whether or not other people experienced it. I remember being quite young, probably 7, when I...
    LeavesOfSunshine LeavesOfSunshine 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I've been experiencing a broad range of emotions for the past four to five years. They first became apparent in 2009 and never really went away but instead have been exacerbated by...
    lacklongafter lacklongafter 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    So I have a girl friend now wich is really cool for me but also at the same time it makes me aware of how difficult it is for me to have normal relationships with people. It's...
    twoface88 twoface88 22-25, M Apr 5

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    Synesthesia. I think that 'depersonalization' and synesthesia are related. It occurred to me though that I never specifically inquired about other peoples experience on this...
    AerinK AerinK 36-40, F Apr 7

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    I dont know what to say to be honest. I have never been much of a conversationalist unless i'm in a really good mood. Ive been through some hectic psychotic episodes that lasted...
    youngozziman youngozziman 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I'm 16 years old.There are 10 days till my birthday.I've been depressed for good 3 years.My whole puberty was a great mess.One year and two months ago,I got bulimic.Before that,I...
    mystiquebelle mystiquebelle 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    tinnitus; nystagmus, paresthesia
    steack2 steack2 41-45, M 6 hrs ago

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    I know there's someone watching from the bottom of my bed! I don't know who is hiding there I can only see his head! I want to put the light on... But I'm too afraid to try! He...
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    More often that not and not just at school either, but in other places as well. Sometimes i'm not even nude in them, sometimes i'm wearing a variety of embarrassing costumes or...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Mar 28

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    He died of cancer on his 18th birthday. I dream of his dead bald corpse hands around my throat.
    PansLabyrinth PansLabyrinth 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    What does that even mean. I am so tired of being tired because my brain is more manic then my body. How do I slow my brain down.
    sweetsadness23 sweetsadness23 22-25, F Mar 25

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    EP is actually helping me feel more like myself again, so grateful!
    Lydwill96x Lydwill96x 16-17, F Mar 27

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    Panic attacks are fun... Said nobody ever
    alliemonster alliemonster 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    When things are bad they are ******* terrible I don't want to be alone but I'm so uncomfortable around others it's like I want to be alone but I'm sad because I am it makes no...
    twoface88 twoface88 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    My blog.
    SuperPanda SuperPanda 26-30, M Apr 14

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    I have nightmares from when I was little and my dad would abuse my family, he is a meth addict and still is. We moved on with our lives, I have a new step-dad and a new house so no...
    Brookiecookie2000 Brookiecookie2000 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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