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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    it really affects me when others are hurting...I literally feel others pain
    heyimokay heyimokay 26-30, F 1 hr 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 9 hrs ago

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    I haven't been able to get over this man that died. I watched this show called snapped and they usually don't show the people on their dying day but they showed a surveillance...
    ihatebeingblack44 ihatebeingblack44 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    21 male, just finished University. Always been a self conscious person, looked extremely young until about 16 and still look younger than my age. Always had this obsession with my...
    hewitt101 hewitt101 22-25, M 11 hrs ago

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    21 male, just finished University. Always been a self conscious person, looked extremely young until about 16 and still look younger than my age. Always had this obsession with my...
    hewitt101 hewitt101 22-25, M 11 hrs ago

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    Sleep apnoea occurs when the walls of the throat come together or collapse during sleep, blocking off the upper part of the airway. A person with this disorder might have a sleep...
    Topoz2017 Topoz2017 41-45, M 16 hrs ago

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    My ex was molested by her brother. I am hoping you weren't wanting me to ease that line In somewhere else. I stated it first because mental Illness, like other serious Issues...
    jjskinner3 jjskinner3 22-25, M 18 hrs ago

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    I know that I already have major depression, but I feel like I may be bipolar too
    KidNova45 KidNova45 18-21, M 21 hrs ago

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    I think I might be a sociopath, but I don't know. Unless something happens right in front of me, I have no reaction. For example, my mother told me that someone who used to be...
    LyRa13 LyRa13 13-15, F 23 hrs ago

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    *sighs* they keep waking me up at night,i am so tired... :(
    ughjustfiveminutesmore ughjustfiveminutesmore 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day 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 1 day 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 2 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 2 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 2 days ago

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    As early as I can remember____Worrying OCD. Since I began perceiving anything, it has been the irrational and excessive worries that I have perceived. Multiple phobias *3 years___...
    WorthWonder WorthWonder 18-21, M 2 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 3 days ago

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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 4 days ago

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    Is it normal to have chest pains when I'm anxious?
    k179 k179 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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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 6 days ago

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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 a week ago

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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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    Hey. Today I woke up, and I felt so much depression and anxiety. My firsts couple thoughts were "why am I here?" "Why am I in this world when we are all just going to grow old and...
    allinsilent allinsilent 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    Hey everyone. I've been struggling with depersonalization since I was 12. I am 27 now. I just want you guys to know that it CAN get better. When it first started happening I...
    theprincessteph theprincessteph 26-30, F Jun 21

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    Ugh it just sucks. I live in an apartment in the city. It's an INCREDIBLY convenient location, and the apartments are pretty dang nice as far as college apartments go. But these...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 20

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    had a really awful episode last night
    fryelo fryelo 13-15, T Jun 19

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    I keep reliving my suicide attempt. I literally drown a couple times a week. I gave myself these dreams but they still ******* suck.
    ChangingFaces5 ChangingFaces5 26-30 2 Responses Jun 19

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    Most of the time, i dream about **** that happened in my past, reliving it over and over, but the past couple nights, i have had a new dream. Always the same and I remember almost...
    lilbit33 lilbit33 22-25, F Jun 19

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    In this nightmare, I went to the mall with my mom. My mom had told me to button my shorts before I left the house. We were walking, and my shorts fell down! I forgot to button them...
    NonBinary NonBinary 22-25, F Jun 19

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    I really don't know whether I have it or not, in all honesty. I'm at the point that although I do depersonalize a lot, it has yet to cause me too much stress/interfere with social...
    JohnneyBravo34 JohnneyBravo34 13-15, F Jun 18

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    Blood.Corpses.Screams.Crying.I am scared of going to sleep...
    ughjustfiveminutesmore ughjustfiveminutesmore 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 18

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