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I Have Nightmare Disorder

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Back on my Prozac, and I have lost 7 lbs. Prozac controls my overeating. And my anxiety about my weight. When I am on it, I am 160lbs, which is healthy for me. I definitely want to...
    PoshPoet PoshPoet 22-25, F 31 mins ago

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    This is a lil excerpt from a comment I made. "you can over come it. its a matter of retraining ur brain. and reassuring urself. what ur experiencing is probably not real.like...
    BeautifullySickkk BeautifullySickkk 31-35, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Just found this app - having a bad flare up :( been struggling on and off since I was 14 - why do thoughts of food have to permeate my every waking thought. I am sick of punishing...
    g3mma g3mma 26-30, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I have had numerous nightmares of someone trying to hurt and or kill my youngest daughter. It isn't the same way, but what freaks me out is that the dream is always about her. I...
    unbrokenground unbrokenground 36-40, F 2 hrs ago

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    I had a really weird nightmare last night. I was lost in some never-ending building, a bit like a multi-storey car park, I couldn't find my car. There were people following me...
    Tinboxdoll Tinboxdoll 36-40, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Do any of you (those with borderline) find you feel like you have to be in a relationship?? You're always on the prowl for one? For me I'm this way big time. If I sense a...
    BeautifullySickkk BeautifullySickkk 31-35, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Okay, I'm home alone and watching the new episode of Fear the Walking Dead....... I'm gonna have nightmares aren't I? :/
    rarelyfree rarelyfree 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have anxiety disorder. I dont know why. I jist heard something about breathing. I dont know whats wrong with me.
    ihatebeingblack44 ihatebeingblack44 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Over the past year or two, I've been finding it more and more difficult to distinguish between when I'm dreaming and when I'm conscious. My dreams feel more vivid than real life...
    Surreal657 Surreal657 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    How can I possibly be good enough for other people. "normal" people. With the inescapable reality of this all.. Im surprised I make it out of bed most days.
    4floyd 4floyd 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I had a weird dream last night, part of it involved a centipede touching a boy's finger, crawling among the food he was eating.There was also this lady who I think might have been...
    Catmagic101a Catmagic101a 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I had a weird dream last night, part of it involved a centipede touching a boy's finger, crawling among the food he was eating.There was also this lady who I think might have been...
    Catmagic101a Catmagic101a 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I often dream of my friend that died. He got eaten by a shark and although I wasn't there when it happened I'm there in my dreams. I try to save him and all I see is him in pain...
    aussiegirl2014 aussiegirl2014 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I moved 14 hours from home pretty recently. ever since I have had nightmares almost every night. I usually can't remember them, but wake up panicked and sweaty with my heart...
    Amm1488 Amm1488 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am a 32-year-old male. I got sick with the stomach flu at age 12 and was left with rumination syndrome, or something close. Within a couple of weeks of getting sick, I...
    nthgmvs nthgmvs 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    "if i accept what you are and love you anyway, what does that make me?" -angela valdez, POWERi finally finished watching season 2 of power! for those who don't follow the show...
    goodheartmavin goodheartmavin 31-35, F a week ago

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    I think one of the hardest parts about 'having borderline' (I say it like this because you are of course not defined by it) is that you have this chronic feeling of inadequacy...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses a week ago

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    the worst ones happen when I'm arguing with people. mine seem to get worse as my stress level rises. that's why i hate sleeping and hate dreaming. they're either so horrible they...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    Hi im 16 and i've had rumination syndrome for 2 years now. When it first started happening for what i can remember it was only tiny bits that would come back up after i ate and...
    brookechambers2 brookechambers2 16-17, F Aug 24

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    I keep having strange nightmares. Like last night I had one were I took a glass into the shower with me and kept drinking soapy shower water then I dropped the glass and it cut up...
    AngelWithASecret2 AngelWithASecret2 13-15, F Aug 23

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    I've been having nightmares again, every night for the past few days. I haven't had one in so long and now they're starting back up.
    DaughterOfMichael DaughterOfMichael 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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    I chronically experience low moods. It wasn't always like this. It's very frustrating on top of having inattention problems. I'm finding it hard to genuinely find interests in...
    artxinxmotion12 artxinxmotion12 22-25, F Aug 22

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    Hey I am 15 and have had rumination syndrome/disorder for almost a year now. I hid it from my parents for 4 months because I was so horribly ashamed about it. I thought that it was...
    renee2018 renee2018 13-15, F Aug 21

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    My life is hell right now and I was like ohh I can get through it. But one day a had a nightmare in which pain got the best to me and I cut. I'm scared what will I do if something...
    smilidaisy smilidaisy 13-15, F Aug 19

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    Does anyone else have problems with their medication?
    Lotusflower80 Lotusflower80 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    Okay so I was wondering about Xanax withdrawal symptoms after very short term (but heavy) usage. I suffer from General Anxiety Disorder with severe claustrophobia as a...
    bananaman1uk bananaman1uk 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    I have a reoccurring nightmare of being tied to a table in some kind of a run down barn and tortured to death by three men, when I first started having the dream, I didnt know any...
    Disobey247 Disobey247 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I went to sleep 2 hours ago, and just woke up from a very vivid, disturbing dream. I'm beyond tired, but I'm scared to go back to sleep in fear of another nightmare. I don't have...
    Roxylovesit Roxylovesit 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I get nightmare from an car crash which happened when i was 12 yrs old and still get the same nightmare every day
    Coolgoth Coolgoth 16-17, M Aug 15

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    How do I deal with it because lately the panic attacks are getting worse and more frequent and Its getting hard to hide it from my friends, obviously my family know but I can...
    Wolves12 Wolves12 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    I had a horrible nightmare last night that seemed so real and made it even worse..... my boyfriend and I were going on a nature walk through the woods and suddenly it seemed like...
    ShysietheVampiric ShysietheVampiric 18-21, F Aug 15