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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 had a nightmare two nights before and now i can't stop thinking about it. i dreamt that my dad passed away i woke up and slept again but i had the same dream i am so scared...
    annonimousbitch annonimousbitch 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    If people stopped complaining And give more attentions And care And love . Allot people with ( disorders 😣i hate that word) dont have to take meds , so they Will be accepteble...
    Beaubuck Beaubuck 36-40, M 2 hrs ago

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    I have always had no sense of self, no identity. I think this describes is quite nicely. "One of the biggest and most challenging aspects of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD...
    BeautifullySickkk BeautifullySickkk 31-35, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I am both bipolar type 1 (manic/mixed episodes) and I have dissociative identity disorder. (DID) if you're not sure what to make of that diagnosis, it used to be called multiple...
    Jakesantiiinked Jakesantiiinked 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    I just had a horrific interview at McDonald's. On the way had thoughts that people from school days were laughing at me. Then felt so embarressed, such shame, like the interviewer...
    TheGentleman001 TheGentleman001 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    “The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.” “Everything that irritates us about others...
    Idolovemostofyourthoughts Idolovemostofyourthoughts 70+ 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Lately I've been having a lot of vivid dreams that turn into nightmares. Just had one tonight about not having a clean uniform for work tomorrow. I woke up and found myself in my...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    It's rediculous, life is hard for everyone and takes it's toll, for some more than others but i constantly think if i had been adopted by a loving family what i may have been. The...
    MushroomFaerie148 MushroomFaerie148 26-30, F 9 hrs ago

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    I was diagnosed at like 14 and my mum has reminded me ever since so i researched it and it sounds just like me but my ***** mum screams abuse at me anytime i do something add even...
    MushroomFaerie148 MushroomFaerie148 26-30, F 9 hrs ago

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    My childhood: I would wonder of on field trips whenever i could see my chance to escape Or sometimes it would simply be i got distracted and found something neat The teachers would...
    DriftingLeaf DriftingLeaf 18-21 10 hrs ago

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    My nightmares are endless. Falling off a building, spiders crawling in and out of all the orifices on my face, being strangled by angels, or being cut into pieces by a wood chipper...
    Nyx935 Nyx935 22-25, M 16 hrs ago

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    I was just recently diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder along with OCD, generalized anxiety disorder, and PTSD....I've kept silent about my issues my whole life due to things...
    ambercano ambercano 26-30, F 18 hrs ago

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    This is not the way my conscious mind works.. but I suppose there is usually a reason for our dreams.Last night my mind forced me into the public square near my old highschool. I...
    AphroditeComplex AphroditeComplex 22-25, F 3 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    I've had a few episodes, mostly during nighttime. Others here must have it worse, just wanted to say good luck I guess.
    aeinhardt aeinhardt 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I might have avoidant personality disorder..makes sense. Eeh..
    aeinhardt aeinhardt 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I have PTSD. The first time I was told that I have PTSD was at the age of 11. This was after I was molested by my step grandfather for 3 years and by my step brother for 2 years...
    alantae14 alantae14 13-15, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    it really affects me when others are hurting...I literally feel others pain
    heyimokay heyimokay 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    Hey I'm 13 and I think I have cyclothymic disorder but I'm not sure, I would like to go to my doctor but I don't want to talk to my mom about it as we don't talk that much because...
    WantingToFly13 WantingToFly13 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    *sighs* they keep waking me up at night,i am so tired... :(
    ughjustfiveminutesmore ughjustfiveminutesmore 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Cold sweats, my heart racing, and a jolt as I wake from that terrible place. I'm terrified of nothing and everything all at once...I don't even remember what the dream was this...
    vault101 vault101 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am in a strange, run down movie theater with a group of strangers. Someone gets the idea that we should make a low budget horror film to generate some cash. I agree and decide it...
    BigBaddaBoom BigBaddaBoom 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I have bipolar disorder and I would never recovered if wasn't for my kind bipolar friends. I would only listen to my psychiatrist and close off all the people who were recovering...
    equusrider equusrider 56-60, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Just had one really weird nightmare. i was listening to music (in my dreams) and then i tried to pause it and the music didn't stop. Even when i took my earphones off the music...
    buddiesj buddiesj 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I just woke up because when I was sleeping I was like having a flashback/nightmare of what my mom did to me when I was like 5-6.. I just want this memory gone you know? I want to...
    Thatrandompersonme1 Thatrandompersonme1 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 28

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    It's been getting a lot worse, I can barely go outside anymore. Too much space, everything is 2D pressed up against my eyes
    ScheeleXx ScheeleXx 13-15, M Jun 27

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    Is it normal to have chest pains when I'm anxious?
    k179 k179 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    I hate being alone, but I'm a walking nightmare to be with it seems. I wish I could just relax sometimes. Not be so f'ing anxious and happy/sad/happy/sad/. I've been getting...
    bipolarPeter bipolarPeter 31-35, M Jun 26

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    Final episode in history of my inner life. Senior year and hs. Like I mentioned previously, senior year was absolutely chaotic. I had left the house I'd lived in the longest of...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    Hi I am Cindy I have schizoeffective bipolar type and I'm suffering a lot I feel high to low and see a boy I am very in love with I was at a mental hospital recently and it was...
    amicrazyornot amicrazyornot 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I had a nightmare were I was laying in bed with my hands under my pillow, I sat up on my bed and took my hands out from under the pillow and all I saw was these thick needles...
    NeonPotato NeonPotato 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    Hello everyone, I was told about 5 years ago that I suffered from depersonalization. Then life happened, well... it seems like I've watched it happen. I'm not writing to complain...
    tryingtofigureitout95 tryingtofigureitout95 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 23

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