I Have Nightmares

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    3 am. Can't sleep,can't die the middle way is

    nothing but miserable. Nightmare woke me up and I realized how my face was wet with tears.ah gotta try again to sleep.
    moonii moonii
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Jan 1, 2016

    I am going to embrace this nightmare,

    I think. I assume the dream was intended to be a nightmare, but I wasn't scared. I woke up feeling fearless. Would this even count as a nightmare? It had all the qualities of one. Creepy atmosphere and a "Lucifer". I think he was only there cause I've been re-watching...
    whatonmars whatonmars
    16-17, F
    1 Response Dec 24, 2015

    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...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jan 8, 2015

    Just had a awful nightmare about being chased

    through the streets of my town at night Now I can't get back to sleep. I hate it when this happens
    Sophiewargamer Sophiewargamer
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Feb 20, 2016


    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
    22-25, F
    13 Responses May 15, 2013

    It's 4 AM and I've had the same nightmare again

    :// I don't know why this keeps happening! Wide awake again and super scared. Darn it
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 4, 2015

    It seems like I have them a lot lately.

    The man who sexually abused me has been dead for years but he still makes his way into the back of my mind when I sleep. At least once a week I have to throw up these bad dreams. I almost fear sleeping and it makes me tired all the time. It's been worse since my ex left. I...
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    2 Responses Apr 26, 2014

    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
    3 Responses Feb 20, 2015

    I had a dream last night about I was in my room

    except my room was different than my previous room except it was dark and I was so afraid that I couldn't turn on the light so I walked out of my room and say my dad's door room opens up and it was a grayish ominous world and it got really freaky that I went into the hallway and...
    Johnny1446 Johnny1446
    18-21, M
    Mar 12, 2016
    41-45, M
    Mar 5, 2016

    I have had the same nightmare

    since i was a little kid, never had a diffrent one than that. Is something wrong?? I wake up screaming and punching the wall, like i panic. Does anyone have the same way? Like only one nightmare over and over for years? Anyone know why?:)
    MU55 MU55
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Oct 8, 2015


    So I'm up with a beer writing this at 2 am probably won't be able to go back to sleep. I don't think I can paint the stark picture perfectly but I'll try anyway. I've been having these strange recurring nightmares for the past 6 years. They have to do with my family and sometimes...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Apr 6, 2013

    I have nightmares both in my sleep

    and real life that involve seeing the true nature of others. Sad when you find out people aren't who you thought they were. I'm just disappointed and mad at almost everyone here at school. I just want to graduate university, go to grad school then possibly get married and live a...
    deleted deleted
    Sep 5, 2015

    Bad nightmare last night.

    I was put through these trials or challenges. In each of them my life was in great danger and I had to survive or escape. For the 1rst and 2nd challenges I ended up escaping both times, I ran away. But the 3rd challenge was unique in that in order to win and end the challenge...
    Hush92 Hush92
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 19, 2016

    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...
    celestialdragon celestialdragon
    26-30, M
    6 Responses Feb 27, 2015

    I have been having dreams about my parents

    trying to kill me again. these are recurring dreams different scenarios but always the same they want to cause me harm especially my mother. she's the main one inciting not only my father to kill me but my brothers as well she gives them guns to shoot me with and i enn up...
    Thewingedwolfserpent Thewingedwolfserpent
    56-60, M
    Jan 21, 2016

    I keep having dreams about death,

    its never anyone I recognize but they keep dying, I go to funerals and mourn them like I know who they are, but I've never met any of them before. it's really weird.
    ShysietheVampiric ShysietheVampiric
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 23, 2016

    I don't have any anymore thank God.

    I used to have them as a kid and they were scary to me that I thought it would happen in real life. I had them for weeks about my neighbor coming to my house and killing my family. I was so scared of her I didn't want to go anywhere near her. the strange thing is I never met her...
    Niceguy890 Niceguy890
    26-30, M
    Apr 3, 2016

    where would I be with out my nightmares?

    I would have no memory of my childhood
    Thewingedwolfserpent Thewingedwolfserpent
    56-60, M
    3 Responses Feb 20, 2016

    The nightmares wrap their evil hands around my

    soul at night, they try to pull me deep within a world that's ruled by fright The best part of a hard day is to fall asleep, because nothing can hurt me when I'm asleep. But that turned into, heart racing, sweaty palms, fear, shaking, trembling nausea and vomiting, hot...
    MissQueenB MissQueenB
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Feb 22, 2016

    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 Feb 5, 2016

    We were standing in a parking lot outside a

    diner. The sun was setting. Me and a group of friends were being attacked by a man and his girlfriend. The man was upset about his father dying on some scientific expedition to Antarctica. He said something about it being my grandfather's fault. He was going around slicing...
    deleted deleted
    Feb 19, 2016

    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
    26-30, M
    7 Responses Feb 11, 2015

    I usually have nightmares

    when I run a fever. So frustrating.
    Grayhairedgoaliedad Grayhairedgoaliedad
    51-55, M
    Feb 12, 2016

    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
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jun 11, 2015

    When all else fails to keep me from having a

    good night of sleep, my nightmares pull the slack. I'm used to nightmares, as I've had them since I was little. It isn't that I mind the nightmares, but rather the nightmares related to my past. I have always like scary things, so I got used to them at a young age. It wasn't...
    MewmentOfCatitude MewmentOfCatitude
    Mar 10, 2016
    41-45, M
    Mar 14, 2016

    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
    18-21, M
    Jan 6, 2015

    I'm really sad! I keep having nightmares!

    I don't need a reminder I was raped!!!
    Sweetgirl4u2 Sweetgirl4u2
    36-40, F
    8 Responses Sep 21, 2015

    My worst nightmare doesn't seem

    as scary as the others in this group but it's the worst to me. I used to have a close friend/ex who I stopped talking to as she moved away, which actually helped me a lot emotionally. She had depression. A bad one. She's been abused by her parents, ended up in hospital from...
    Chelandi Chelandi
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 18, 2016

    So often because of my medication,

    it's usually people getting killed and then I wake up and I'm crying and whimpering and It sucks and I hate when there is no way to check on the people in your dreams so you just have to lay there trying to calm down and convince yourself they are alright because it was just a...
    lilqueenbee lilqueenbee
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Mar 16, 2014

    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

    I keep having these disturbing dreams of late.

    they are not about my childhood for once.and I'm glad about that yet I'm still upset over these occuring dreams for the last 4days I have dreamnt of killing and partially eating people.I have had similar dreams before but not like this not so many in a row. I'm not even human...
    wolfserpent wolfserpent
    56-60, M
    1 Response Apr 21, 2016

    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
    2 Responses May 22, 2015

    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
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jan 8, 2015
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 18, 2015

    I dreamt of taking my own life,

    everything was so vivid. I saw myself poisoning myself and then cutting my veins. I felt dizzy and knew I am dying. I regretted my decision and knowing that death was inevitable for me, I prepared myself to die. I'm awake now and realised that I'm still alive but it's so scary...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Apr 10, 2015

    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
    16-17, F
    1 Response Dec 1, 2014

    Last night I had a few nightmares.

    I would wake up from a nightmare and fall back asleep then wake up and have another nightmare. It was really strange.
    bawstenbrewin bawstenbrewin
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 12, 2016

    Last night I had one of my reoccurring

    nightmares that my teeth become loose and fall out. Since they are my adult teeth, I'm stuck with missing teeth. Every time I have this dream I wake up terrified. I'm not sure where they are coming from or what they are about, but they seriously freak me out.
    tinkbell1 tinkbell1
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 7, 2016

    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 theme. An empty frozen beach, far up north. Alone. The wind cuts into me, empties me, and there is never anyone there. The seas are filled...
    themanoflegends themanoflegends
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jan 29, 2016

    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...
    Diggemzz Diggemzz
    31-35, M
    1 Response Sep 29, 2014

    I am so so tired. I literally just want to sleep

    but I can't. I keeping getting nightmares which sometimes I can't even wake up from. They increase in horror through the night. They are so vivid. It's so embarrassing because I sometimes can't sleep without a light now because of my nightmares. This is ridiculous. At least I...
    js246 js246
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Oct 5, 2015

    I keep having the same nightmare over

    and over again, in my nightmare my dad tries to kill me, this nightmare stems from the abuse he caused when I was a kid, I have P.T.S.D because of it. For some reason I can't get rid of those memories in my head, there have been times where I would be sleeping then I would...
    MysticArtemis MysticArtemis
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Jan 8, 2016

    Nightmares are a horrible thing.

    ..looks like I won't be sleeping much.. :(
    yoru1234 yoru1234
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 8, 2016

    I'm not able to sleep at night.

    . and when I do.. I have nightmares.. about death.. desolation and torture.. last night I dreamt about the death of my little nephew.. it literally shook me from inside.. pillow completely wet with sweat and tears.. This is not the first time.. I do dream of death and suffer of...
    deleted deleted
    5 Responses Jun 18, 2014

    I had another nightmare of my rape.

    It's so upsetting! Why do I need to be reminded of that horrible night? I hear their voices, feel them, it's like I'm being raped all over again! I know it's not my fault. I don't dwell on it. Watch, or read about it. No more Law & Order SVU, Cosmo bc there's always a story...
    Sweetgirl4u2 Sweetgirl4u2
    36-40, F
    10 Responses Feb 12, 2016

    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 all the details. It makes me wonder if I could ever be a killer or kill someone. I dont mean as me either. In the dream, i am watching...
    lilbit33 lilbit33
    22-25, F
    Jun 19, 2015

    I had the worst nightmare last night.

    felt like I was having a ceziure in my sleep. now I'm scared to go to sleep
    mosalisa mosalisa
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Mar 12, 2016

    I was asleep one night

    and during my sleep I had no visual nightmare just the thought of something really scary above me. I wanted it to show me its form and after it did it felt like it immediately wiped away my memory... and then I woke up only remembering the very very strong fear and anxiety. my...
    Appleslices69 Appleslices69
    18-21, M
    Apr 20, 2016

    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
    26-30, F
    Jul 7, 2015

    I keep having really bad nightmares about

    school. This one time I had a nightmare where people were calling me swear words. And the teachers just laughed at me. Other times I can't really remember the rest, but they were really bad... 😭
    Bella2003 Bella2003
    26-30, F
    Feb 21, 2016

    I cant stand these nightmares anymore,

    i have trouble sleeping because of them, this was my most recent one I was sitting in a classroom full of students, the teacher asked me why i never answered, i told him i didn't know the answers with which he replied saying it was because of my sister, she died because of me...
    ColdHeartedDungeonBat ColdHeartedDungeonBat
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 15, 2016

    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 naked in public or somehow embarrassed. One time I had a wet dream that was also a nightmare.
    deathday deathday
    18-21, M
    1 Response Feb 3, 2016

    zolpidem tartrate. never again.

    i havent slept properly for 2 weeks and now that i havent taken it for a week i keep having the worst nightmares ive ever had. tonight i dreamt of living in my flat and going to school while trying to sort out my studies. i was on my way to the campus and chatting with someone...
    hollowmirage hollowmirage
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 24, 2015
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