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I Have Nightmares

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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 hurts we to that extent I feel like doing ( I don't cut right now).
    smilidaisy smilidaisy 13-15, F Aug 19

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    I just had a very creepy dream.

    Woke up thinking I had someone next to me to hug but I don't lol. I was sweating alittle and I needed a glass of water.
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    YLIhououin YLIhououin 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 9

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    Dreams

    Leave me alone After all these years you still have a hold on me You come into my dreams every night Even the sweetest ones You come and you tarnish them I wake up Crying Sweating Whimpering Heart pounding I try to forget you But you won't let me I try to forgive you But my heart...
    BabyKitty7885 BabyKitty7885 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 13, 2012

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    This is my most recent nightmare.

    If there's some kind of psychologist that would like to analyze it, feel free. (My mom's dead. Barbara is my step-mom. Kyan is my two-year old brother.) I was just walking home from school. When I arrived home, Barbara and my dad had returned early from Las Vegas. I asked what...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 22

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    In my friend's nightmare she was at a party

    with friends. She didn't know them in real life but she hung out with them all night in the nightmare. Her pregnant friend said she wanted to leave. In the nightmare it was 5am-ish and they were driving through a rural area. No stars or moon out. The pregnant friend pointed...
    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 1 Response Jul 12

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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 dying before my eyes.
    aussiegirl2014 aussiegirl2014 26-30, F 6 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 pounding. if I don't have a nightmare is usually because I woke up every 30 minutes to avoid it. anyone else experience this after moving?
    Amm1488 Amm1488 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I was walking in the woods,

    I know i was on some kinda quest. Then I seen a older looking African indian I new instantly thats who i was looking for so i quietly followed him through the woods and it slowly turned to swamp, thats when I realized I was barefoot and became hesitant of walking in the mud but...
    bunnydisaster77 bunnydisaster77 22-25, F Jul 7

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    this isn't a scary nightmare,

    but it did leave me in tears......my greatgrandma was the most important person in my life. she helped raise me since my mom was always working and my father is a dead beat who left me at 9 months old, she always supported me, and she was the one person who truly let me be...
    ShysietheVampiric ShysietheVampiric 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    Last few nights I've had nightmares.

    First time I've had them since I was very young. I find them scary but fascinating. They felt so real and I felt so much emotion in them!
    WhiskeyRoger369 WhiskeyRoger369 16-17, M Jan 6

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    Just give me one night.

    Just one night. Ill be happy
    ChangingFaces5 ChangingFaces5 26-30 5 Responses Jan 30

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    all my dreams are. nightmarish

    if they was some one else dreams there the regular for me. I like them
    afterthedead afterthedead 56-60, M Jul 15

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    i always try to find

    or dream a new dream because the last one becomes the nightmares that haunt me
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 25

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    Classroom

    I'm in a corridor. A man directs me to a room. I'm uncomfortable but I follow. When he opens the door, I see them there. They're sitting in their desks staring back at me. And they're hideous. I see a boy in a varsity jacket with with what seems like unnaturally green craggy skin...
    antiflash antiflash 22-25, T 7 Responses Aug 12, 2013

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    I have this nightmare

    where I run out of things to talk about with my barber
    mokele mokele 31-35, M Jul 19

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    Kept having them last night.

    I'd wake up, falk back asleep, the nightmare would just pick up where it left off. Irritating to say the least.
    Sicarium Sicarium 36-40, M 4 Responses May 28

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    My most recent involves my favorite musician,

    Marilyn Manson. This may seem a bit "Edgy" or "Coincidence", or even a "Hoax" but it's true. When I turned 15, I was experiencing a taste of the 90's rock/metal, one that caught my interest was Marilyn Manson. Through out, I adored him, until I started to hear a phrase when I...
    TheMechanicalAnimals TheMechanicalAnimals 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    I just had one that could be realistic.

    . It was regarding my 11 year old sister who was trick or treating in the neighborhood but I couldn't find her. I came up to a parked truck in the middle of the road and my sister was in there in the passenger seat, kind of lifelessly like she was passed out It was kind of clear...
    akaShaun akaShaun 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 1, 2014

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    everyone was yelling at me

    and i just couldn't take it anymore so i walked to the bathroom, locked the door, looked into the mirror then slit my throat.
    bunnydisaster77 bunnydisaster77 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 10

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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 the time changed and we were back in the days of cowboys and Indians.....and we were and attacked by a group of Native Americans, we had...
    ShysietheVampiric ShysietheVampiric 18-21, F Aug 15

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    I've been having scary,

    crazy weird dreams ever since I've been accidentally going to sleep with the light on, I know crazy
    martinez93 martinez93 22-25, M Aug 5

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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 me you loved me But in the end you were the one who left me You used to say close your eyes and dream of us But never again will I dream...
    Sk13k Sk13k 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 1, 2014

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    i have been having them all week.

    they are all different, but many of them involve my ex gf or bizarre situations i can't escape. last night's dreams had both. i need a long ,dreamless sleep.
    xkmb xkmb 51-55 1 Response Jul 18

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    So same nightmare again.

    I see I am in a room full of people, never seen them before. Some are torturing the others. I see two people are skinning a guy who is screaming senselessly. Another one is lying in a bench, tied to it and something is about to happen with him i guess as i see someone is...
    divinitydragon divinitydragon 26-30, M 8 Responses Feb 27

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    Dear dreams that haunt my sleep,

    it is not okay to wake me up at 1 and not let me sleep again until 4. I am very tired, please go away.
    Ashleyy2 Ashleyy2 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    Last night I had one of the worst nightmares

    I've had in a while, though it seems somewhat silly to me when I think about it now: I found myself alone in my old room. I was sitting on my bed, but things felt slightly off. Still, the atmosphere felt rather relaxed, so I let my guard down and got up. I paced around my room...
    HellGeist HellGeist 22-25, M 4 Responses Feb 11

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    I had A nightmare last night &

    when I woke up in A cold puddle of my own sweat in the middle of the night I remembered it very vividly, I actually enjoyed it though & wanted to go back to sleep so I could see how the rest of the story panned out. Does anyone else enjoy having nightmares or is it just me being...
    Workingclassman Workingclassman 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 29, 2014

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    Nightmare....

    The worst dream I had ever had... was it started with the... outside of my grandmother's house.. Right, when I was about to go inside... that's where I heard a scream... "Hey! Stop that thing!" My head moved toward the direction of the sound... but the next thing I knew, I saw a...
    ChessHottie ChessHottie 18-21, F 14 Responses May 15, 2013

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    Just woke up to the scariest dream I have had

    in a long time... I'm so scared and can't fall back to sleep because I know I'll start dreaming the same thing again. :( Ahh I need to think happy thoughts!
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Feb 20

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    Just last night, I had one of the most

    frightening dreams I've had in awhile. I dreamt that I was being chased by Michael Meyers, and he was killing off everyone I loved or knew. Some people sacrificed themselves so that I could get away, and I tried--I tried so hard. He kicked down doors, he leapt across streets...
    PseudoNymph PseudoNymph 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 18, 2014

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    EVERY night my dreams turn bad.

    it's always people trying to kill me, sometimes i know it's a dream so i fight back, but at other times i just try and live, tho mostly someone shoots me or throws and object through my skull, killing me. I've also had a recent dream where i saw a guy run into his school locker...
    WooTang710 WooTang710 26-30, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I set in her chair, looking in a haunted

    mirror, I looked like her, i felt her pain. Lashes on her back, death crawling on her skin. The voices said go back in time. How did she die? And I remembered she had a baby that was not meant to be born. He killed her, the one she loved. They opened up her womb and took the...
    BodyOfWar BodyOfWar 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 23

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    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    EVERY SINGLE NIGHT THIS WEEK IVE HAD THIS DREAM!

    : I'm walking in a park and this guy tells me to get in the car or he'll shoot me, so I do it, he drives to this old garage and locks the car he gets undressed and rapes me, idk why and I can feel everything like it's real, He's like "it's fine sweety, it will feel good later...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 31, 2014

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    I keep having these weird nightmares,

    I'll try my best to explain it. So I wake up as a completely different person, in a totally different family, I don't even know my name, Im completely confused, I wake up, eat breakfast and go to school, which I have no idea who anyone is, but people who are supposedly "my...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    It was through someone elses eyes again,

    although im not sure who. I believe i had just had a miscarriage and i was soaking in the tub. The bathroom was solid white everything with tiled floors but no sink it was so tiny all that could fit was a toilet and small tub. I took a deep breath and closed my eyes upon opening...
    bunnydisaster77 bunnydisaster77 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 11

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    I've had recurring nightmares

    since I was a very young child about being stabbed to death beneath the deck of an old wooden ship. Also about being chased by wolves. Most of the time the stabbing happens on the boat in more or less the same way, with a guy holding me in place and a second stabbing in my...
    Greenigma Greenigma 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    I never had a very nice sleep like I did last

    night since I moved to this country. Normally, I would dream about my hometown or my family. Sometime, I woke up in the middle of the night because I was so scared of what happened in my dream. Lately, I found this guy on Instagram. He's quite famous because he's good looking...
    JulieK8 JulieK8 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

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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 his mom and actually resembles a celebrity I know of.The boy could see her on a TV screen, she was in the hospital I think after...
    Catmagic101a Catmagic101a 18-21, F 5 days ago

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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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    Cherbelle Cherbelle 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 7

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    I had a terrible last night

    that I ended up screaming and god I didn't sleep at all. Part of it i lost my boyfriend to murder, than I just kept dying. Three deaths that happen that night was suicide, died from starvation, died in my sleep. I can't sleep anymore, I don't feel safe at all at night.
    BooBear99 BooBear99 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 8

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    Jbj1 Jbj1 31-35, F Aug 6

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    I just woke up from a nightmare.

    Many people I know and I were rounded up and thrown into a prison, where several people I know were killed by guards with shotguns for talking back. At some point people in the large area I was in began arguing with another. That gradually devolved into shouting, then fighting...
    Greenigma Greenigma 22-25, M Jul 18

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    I was sitting at a lunch table on my phone on EP

    and this random dude came up to me and asked what I was doing. I responded "Talking to my only friends" I woke up and realized that it was real
    GentlyWeepingGuitar GentlyWeepingGuitar 16-17, M Jul 18

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