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I Have Nightmare Disorder

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I was thinking to get a job at Starbucks to gain experience (because i never do any work before) but i have panic disorder with agoraphobia. I am feeling a little bit scared and...
    qijae qijae 18-21, F 22 hrs ago

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    So I wrote on here about a little over a month ago. I have suffered through depersonalization since I was 18. I took this disorder as something I would never be able to overcome...
    katejen2 katejen2 22-25, F Mar 25

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    Idk why though? All the time when I'm trying to sleep, horrible images enter my mind and don't go away. When I do get to sleep, I dream about the horrible things and wake up crying...
    gummball gummball 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I hate how much my nightmares scar me. They are so real! And if I get hurt I wake up aching. I wake up lost and confused of where I am. I need that someone to talk to. To be held...
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F Apr 1

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    I have 2 recurring nightmares. 1.) is the repeat of my pet mice dying, I watched them all die and held them in my hand until after they had breathed their last. It's the first time...
    thedimone thedimone 13-15, F Apr 3

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    I had a nightmare that I went to stay on this place that had a room housing demons (think of it almost like the ghostbusters with their holding tank for ghosts) and it was all...
    bellaLuna84 bellaLuna84 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Last night I had this crazy nightmare. It was night time and my friend was hanging out at my house. She laid down on the couch and she said she wasn't feeling well and had to go...
    XxWolverinaxX XxWolverinaxX 18-21 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I had a terrible nightmare last night, and I can't get over it. I was raped, and I didn't know by whom and I was suddenly like four months pregnant. Everyone at school was laughing...
    kingbrizo kingbrizo 18-21 Apr 11

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    I had a terrible nightmare last night, and I can't get over it. I was raped, and I didn't know by whom and I was suddenly like four months pregnant. Everyone at school was laughing...
    kingbrizo kingbrizo 18-21 Apr 11

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    I had a terrible nightmare last night, and I can't get over it. I was raped, and I didn't know by whom and I was suddenly like four months pregnant. Everyone at school was laughing...
    kingbrizo kingbrizo 18-21 Apr 11

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    Always about my suicide, except for last night. That was the first time one was different. I had a terrible nightmare last night, and I can't get over it. I was raped, and I didn...
    kingbrizo kingbrizo 18-21 Apr 11

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    I had a terrible nightmare last night, and I can't get over it. I was raped, and I didn't know by whom and I was suddenly like four months pregnant. Everyone at school was laughing...
    kingbrizo kingbrizo 18-21 Apr 11

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    I had a terrible nightmare last night, and I can't get over it. I was raped, and I didn't know by whom and I was suddenly like four months pregnant. Everyone at school was laughing...
    kingbrizo kingbrizo 18-21 Apr 11

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    I had a terrible nightmare last night, and I can't get over it. I was raped, and I didn't know by whom and I was suddenly like four months pregnant. Everyone at school was laughing...
    kingbrizo kingbrizo 18-21 Apr 11

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    Generally, it happens in nightmares where I'm being raped, and its always by someone I know.
    kingbrizo kingbrizo 18-21 Apr 11

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    I had a terrible nightmare last night, and I can't get over it. I was raped, and I didn't know by whom and I was suddenly like four months pregnant. Everyone at school was laughing...
    kingbrizo kingbrizo 18-21 Apr 11

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    I had a terrible nightmare last night, and I can't get over it. I was raped, and I didn't know by whom and I was suddenly like four months pregnant. Everyone at school was laughing...
    kingbrizo kingbrizo 18-21 Apr 11

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    I had a terrible nightmare last night, and I can't get over it. I was raped, and I didn't know by whom and I was suddenly like four months pregnant. Everyone at school was laughing...
    kingbrizo kingbrizo 18-21 Apr 11

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    I had a terrible nightmare last night, and I can't get over it. I was raped, and I didn't know by whom and I was suddenly like four months pregnant. Everyone at school was laughing...
    kingbrizo kingbrizo 18-21 Apr 11

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    So last night I dreamt that I was arguing with someone. I got really angry and fell to the ground. .. I think I was having a seizure because my body was shaking and I was choking...
    TheOriginalDarkHorse TheOriginalDarkHorse 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    The past two nights I have had the worst nightmares. They have been so intense. I woke up last night and just sat right up in bed. I kept trying to go back to sleep but every noise...
    Fullofsunshine Fullofsunshine 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I don't know what exactly is my problem, but I really think I have some kind of issue that's related to sleep, that I have some kind of sleep disorder or something, but I have no...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 11

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    I was diagnosed last year around September. I basically just went crazy, no one in my house knew what was wrong with me. My mom took me to a hospital, then they sent me to a mental...
    Saphyyyy Saphyyyy 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    One night I was sleeping in the leaving room and a show appeared. It just looked at me with its red eyes. I was frozen in fear. Then it just vanish into thin air. A couple nights...
    awayoflife123 awayoflife123 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I have mostly ones that revolve around my suicide, but I occasionally get ones where I am being raped.
    kingbrizo kingbrizo 18-21 Apr 11

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    I have agoraphobia and I battle it daily. Does anyone else have this and how do you live with it?
    Lindsc26 Lindsc26 26-30, F Apr 9

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    1. Racing heart 2. Feeling weak, faint, or dizzy 3. Tingling or numbness in the hands and fingers 4. Sense of terror, or impending doom or death 5. Feeling sweaty or having chills...
    NikkiBaby1698 NikkiBaby1698 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have trouble with sounding out certain words but I try to get a hang of it. I get made fun of in school because of how I speak, and I find it really offensive. I just wish I...
    rosycindy101 rosycindy101 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    They're more just really sad dreams, but they suck and leave me in a sad mood when I wake up.
    PriscilaG PriscilaG 13-15, F Mar 21

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    I saw people were burning themselves around me and i was crying. I am upset coz of these things.
    divinitydragon divinitydragon 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    They are so ridiculous and I wake up pretty sure it was just a dream most of the time. Of all things why aliens? This time they took a form to look almost exactly like humans. They...
    vault101 vault101 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 1