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I Have Nightmare Disorder

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 36 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    It was during the summer. I was out of school and house hopping since I had no stable home to go back to. It was a difficult year. I felt like dying every day. I had bouts of...
    starsheepie starsheepie 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    This anxiety is bad on me and bad on my husband . He doesnt treat me like he used to, If i had a better man who knows anxiety and be willing to take me in Id be willing Am...
    52modellady 52modellady 61-65, F 6 hrs ago

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    This is a true story of what happened to Greg Zaffuto. I have just experienced much the same and do not want this to happen to you, so I am sharing the following. I apologize for...
    Grace2U Grace2U 66-70, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I find a lot of people on EP have misunderstandings about what borderline personality disorder is (like mixing up different disorders). So for anyone coming on this page for...
    AnonymousKCQ AnonymousKCQ 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have nightmares almost every night. It sucks. Don't know why. I have sense I was a kid. One reoccurring theme, like the one I had last night, is that I'm ok, my dream start off...
    4gotwhereiwas 4gotwhereiwas 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    messed up nightmares that wake me up to my body shivering. and then i need a lot of time to calm myself down
    sadcookiemonster sadcookiemonster 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I hate the way I look. I'm to fat I should stop eating why can't I be pretty like other girls
    anestacia anestacia 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hi there. My name is Bulim-- wait nope. My name is Larkin and I was diagnosed with Bulimia halfway through my sophomore year of high school. I bet you're wondering about the second...
    spark97 spark97 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Stuff it I'm eating a big packet of sugar biscuits
    anestacia anestacia 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    i have several mental illnesses. i have been hospitalized many times and in rehabs. i take medication every day. i hate stigma and discrimination. it is wrong. i have...
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    If you have this disorder can you please message me? I have some questions and I am wondering if I , myself might be.! thanks
    LunaDove LunaDove 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    A few days ago I posted how my head hurts and how I have to let ago of a relationship. Also to use it as an opportunity to reflect on my issues. So here goes. The thing that sucks...
    allinlove allinlove 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I get them every night, I wright in a journal about them, sometimes about my teeth falling out, chased through a city by gunmen, being lost, confused, or unprepared, and being...
    deathday deathday 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Feeling Fleeting To my embarrassment, it was only recently that I discovered depersonalization-derealization is classified as its own disorder. I've spent many years falling into...
    SourPennies SourPennies 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I am and 18 year old female. I guess my depersonalization set in after I smoked weed this one time. It was pretty "loud" you could say but anyways I smoked and felt fine and ever...
    kgb5432111 kgb5432111 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Having the past I have had my nightmares are pretty consistent. With these consistent nightmares I have a fear of being eaten, raped, and killed by a clown. Nightmares are no fun...
    shyshortandstrong shyshortandstrong 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I keep having a occurring nightmare that I'm in the passenger seat of a car, for whatever the reason may be (ice, raining, anything) the car slips off the road off of a cliff and I...
    customconcerned94 customconcerned94 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    A while ago, while using my freedom to information and looking up current eventsI accidentally came across a video of a gruesome beheading, and another of what happened to those...
    shamdizzlenew shamdizzlenew 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm 16 years old and I have been diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. I feel like I shouldn't even talk about it because I haven't been in combat or went too war like...
    Vulcanan Vulcanan 22-25, M 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    I wish that I had been properly warned about the worst possible side effects of an RX drug that ruined my nervous system. I have found other people on this site who have developed...
    Boshie Boshie 61-65, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I did not realize my childhood was ****** up until.. I experienced loads of therapy. As an 8 year old child, I thought I liked cleaning, if you can believe it. "What 8 year old...
    katysailinghome katysailinghome 22-25, F a week ago

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    He feeds off of my suffering. He doesn't just feed off of it, he finds it DELICIOUS. I know this because I have FELT what he feels before. It is HORRIFIC to feel the sheer amount...
    Hush92 Hush92 18-21, F Jan 30

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    Well... nightmares by my standards. Monsters, man or otherwise never could haunt my dreams properly. My nightmares are of a different kind, and so often, they share one common...
    themanoflegends themanoflegends 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    Recently, I came across a DBT book that I had bought and forgotten about. It has all of the handouts and worksheets for all of the core skills: mindfulness, emotion regulation...
    opinionatedchickfromuranus opinionatedchickfromuranus 18-21, F Jan 29

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    Now more than ever. How could it have gotten so bad? Why so hard just to maintain my sense of self and reality, its like every day is a fight just to find who i really am, and yet...
    xseventyXsevenx xseventyXsevenx 18-21, M Jan 28

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    I have an eating disorder but no one knows. No one will care. My eating disorder is my slow suicide because it's less painful than a bullet to the head. I'm alone and even if I...
    Deeplyflawed89 Deeplyflawed89 26-30, F Jan 28

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    I'm not sure it happens sometimes but one minute im happy next i am sad the turned on then angry I just don't understand sometimes i be sad for no reason sometimes i go over the...
    sabzzzz sabzzzz 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    It took several years and soooo many meds to finally get diagnosed with BPD. I only got the dx because I went to an outpatient program and there were 2 doctors looking at my...
    justme081 justme081 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    I don't know if I should say it my Worst Nightmare or Shall i say the Reality of those suffering today due to War I don't know how all the things started. I was stuck with 1000...
    wintersecret wintersecret 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 24

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    why does most of EP users keep telling me that I have an eating disorder ? whenever I post something about loosing weight or about starving and these stuff , I get people who say...
    a1aa1a a1aa1a 13-15 Jan 23

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