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I Have Nightmare Disorder

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 35 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

    Every night I have nightmares. Awful nightmares of me being tortured,killed,or kidnapped. I'm scared to go asleep. When ever I close my eyes I see horrific images in my head. So I...
    Hiimamyimdead Hiimamyimdead 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Im at the point now that i have nightmares so frequently that the thought of sleep while i know i desperately need it is something i wish i could avoid permanently i dont know what...
    Lathor Lathor 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 20

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    I have schizoaffective disorder. I'm sitting at home on a friday night by myself. First of all I didn't have the energy to go out, secondly, I just never seem to have plans...
    krome13 krome13 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    It borders on a year now, that I have had nightmares almost every night. My mind has been plagued by insecurity... And with it, came the nightmares. I wish I had the typical...
    Lullacus Lullacus 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    Russell - I’ve come to notice this one thing regarding my recent Russell Brand nightmares, that it is often by uttering his name both normally and/or backwards that he shows up...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Nov 24

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    Its been 14 yrs since she dumped me. Then too i loved her like hell. Now m getting news tht shes getting married!!! Now i just had a nightmare wer i m stoping n cryin mad to beh...
    cluelessboy cluelessboy 41-45, M Dec 6

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    Never again will I close my eyes Only to witness the painful lies Never again will I go through the pain But all my efforts have been lost in vain You told me you cared You told...
    Sk13k Sk13k 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 1

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    It is funny, I always have these kinds of nightmares before exams, not after !! So, last night, I dreamt that I am trying to reach the exam hall - Now in reality, I have a little...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    I have this one recurring nightmare, it's dark outside and storming, lightning but not raining. I'm on the roof of an old building made of grey bricks and it almost looks like a...
    SkollHati SkollHati 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am constantly arguing with myself about what is real and what is a figment of my mind created by my disorder.
    ogechi98 ogechi98 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I was diagnosed with panic disorder about a year ago, and seriously takes over my life. I'll have awful panic attacks over small things such as forgetting my notebook at home that...
    originalitydied originalitydied 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    90% of the time, i have dreams in which i am dying or something is trying to kill me like a lion, a snake, or some dangerous dogs ~
    iamjustbeingme iamjustbeingme 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 29

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    I got diagnosed with CD about 6 months ago.. Previously to that I got a number of scans and tests and they all came up clear.. I have been receiving psychiatric help for the past 4...
    aloe247 aloe247 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 6

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    I am type 1, diagnosed at 18. I was told then that I could live a relatively normal life if I took my medication daily, no matter how I felt. I have done that, and no, I have not...
    justjessa justjessa 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Right now I just cried because of a dream. I will now tell you what happened. I my dream I dreamed of a killer clown that tried to kill me but I killed it this the 2nd time I've...
    Kemile357 Kemile357 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 1

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    Night everone im going to sleep to scare myself
    Lasbutterfly Lasbutterfly 16-17, F Dec 4

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    First time I've had a bad dream and Now I don't want to sleep what do I do :(
    wisey86 wisey86 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 5

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    okay it happened last year when i smoked hash one night i had a panic attack my heart started to beat fast my hands were num i couldn't breathe at all ,i thought that that the...
    psychoritza psychoritza 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    Whenever I feel free of them, they come back. Today, I felt incredibly good to start with, which is quite rare. Usually I'm operating at around 90% physically and mentally at best...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 27

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    My life has been a recurring circle of high point after downfall after high point after downfall. All coming back to (at least so I think) my anxiety. Things start getting great...
    SweetSerendipity14 SweetSerendipity14 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I have a nightmare disorder
    KensleyRenee KensleyRenee 16-17, F Nov 24

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    Last night, I started having a nightmare that wove itself into a nightmare I had several nights ago. At the end of the dream, I knew I was half awake, but it was still going. When...
    shadowpast shadowpast 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I haven't been diagnosed, but I have intense feelings of wanting some type of disease, medical condition, mental condition, or disability. I'm more fixated on being in a wheelchair...
    MorganDeen MorganDeen 13-15, F Nov 30

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    It's undiagnosed but I'm pretty sure I have a disorder. Sometimes I eat just to make me feel better about myself. For instance, I was having a ruff morning the other day. I woke up...
    Soccerman5 Soccerman5 31-35, M Nov 21

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    I have realized that women can actually have mental or emotional illness (small ones like Depression or Bipolar disorder) most people just over look it because we are females. They...
    PetiteChica PetiteChica 18-21, F Dec 3

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    So today, after I don't know how many years in my life that I have been struggling with inattentiveness, I finally got the answers to all my questions.. I do have the disorder I...
    psychedelicblues psychedelicblues 18-21, F Dec 4

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    I have nightmares every night because of my abusive childhood. Many times, I'm afraid of going to sleep at night, for dear of waking up in terror. I wish they would go away.
    iwuvmusic iwuvmusic 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    I have PTSD for a multitude of years. Today, I still have nightmares and flashbacks from these episodes of violence against me. When watching a TV program or movie and this...
    joanwilliams joanwilliams 36-40, F 4 Responses Dec 4

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    I always catch myself thinking negative thoughts.Nothing but bad memory's come into my mind at night,Every time I go to sleep I have nightmares of bad things in my subconscious...
    isaiahZ isaiahZ 18-21, M Dec 8

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    I have many disorders because of my childhood and the way I grew up.
    KensleyRenee KensleyRenee 16-17, F Nov 24

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    For those who have anxiety such as Hypochondria. Please allow me to give you some advice.. I know what it's like to constantly worry over numerous of things that have to do with my...
    Alexandra1996 Alexandra1996 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 27

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    It really annoys me when I see people who have absolutely nothing wrong with them lying to the doctors and the council saying they have mental disorders and other false made up...
    Mahsa99 Mahsa99 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    So today, after I don't know how many years in my life that I have been struggling with inattentiveness, I finally got the answers to all my questions.. I do have the disorder I...
    psychedelicblues psychedelicblues 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    So I have a very specific problem that I can't go a day without thinking about. I have this disorder called episodic ataxia type 2, and if you haven't heard of it (which is likely...
    theskyisarainbow theskyisarainbow 16-17, M Dec 11

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    So I went to the elementary school with my sister, her boyfriend, and my nephew for a movie event. My Tourettes was acting up while I was there to the point I had a tic where my...
    MlNUET MlNUET 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I REMEMBER THIS THIS IS WHY I HAVE ADHD (ATTENTION HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER) I REMEMBER WHEN I ATTENDED COMMUNITY COLLEGE WE WERE TOLD TO WRITE AN ESSAY ABOUT THE THINGS AROUND...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response