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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 8, 2015

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    ;_;

    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 26-30 3 Responses Apr 6, 2013

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    I was wondering about an instance I had a

    couple of years ago. if anybody would have any information on what this could be. Me and my husband lived with my two kids in his parents house along with his brother and his 6 kids. We both were jolted awake at the same exact time from the same disturbance. It sounded as if...
    PumpkinMa PumpkinMa 26-30, F Dec 4, 2015

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    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

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    I've been having them more

    and more frequently and they really scare me
    EssScissorHands EssScissorHands 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 1, 2015

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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 7 Responses Feb 27, 2015

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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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    damn these dreams i hate THEM i really all my

    dreams are nightmares i can't get any sleep anymore there always about death that's it nothing else it doesn't matter.as soon as i fall asleep i dreaming of the people, people dying animals dying everything is dead the horrid smell the corpses and thousands of files buzz and...
    burnner burnner 56-60, M 2 Responses Nov 30, 2015

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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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    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 2 Responses Aug 4, 2015

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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 4 Responses Feb 20, 2015

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    Cherbelle Cherbelle 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 7, 2015

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    I usually don't but I been having them lately

    and I end up crying afterwards, ugh it sucks. but glad I got to sleep well last night
    bloodyzombie19 bloodyzombie19 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 29, 2015

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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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    Nightmares are a horrible thing.

    ..looks like I won't be sleeping much.. :(
    yoru1234 yoru1234 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 8

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    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

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    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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    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, 2015

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    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 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    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...
    XxLoveInTheDarkxX XxLoveInTheDarkxX 18-21 Sep 5, 2015

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    Tonight has been hell on my sleep!

    Just curious what people do to help themselves go back to sleep? For me if I go right back it tends to start up Again where it left off which is horrid or I end up keeping myself up and then can no longer go back to sleep! Ugh. Would love some advice on what you do to help...
    Poison89 Poison89 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 4

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    it's my own damn fault

    for overthinking right before i go to bed..... and stressing out about literally everything. i put others way before myself, because i really don't care about myself much...... but, i want apologies. when i'm in the wrong, i will give my most heartfelt apology. but when others...
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 28, 2015

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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 26, 2014

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    So lately I've been having really bad dreams-

    to me the are nightmares. I've had 2 dreams about my boyfriend cheating on me via another woman and over the phone. I was really worried and although a lot of people are against it, checked his phone. I didn't see anything wrong, no other women he was talking to or anything. I...
    GoldenHeart69 GoldenHeart69 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 27, 2015

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    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?:)
    Tommern Tommern 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 8, 2015

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    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...
    KillaSparks KillaSparks 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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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 4 days ago

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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 4 Responses Jun 11, 2015

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    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...
    avatar1990 avatar1990 22-25, M 6 Responses Jun 18, 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 22-25, F 14 Responses May 15, 2013

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    The one from last night isn't the worst I've had

    but it reminded me of the sand demon nightmare I had when I was five. In this one is about demonic spiders and they were huge. They talked too. I just remember being in this place where I'm walking down to somewhere and I open a door. Then the dream fasts forwards ahead of me...
    odessa94 odessa94 18-21, T Dec 22, 2015

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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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    I'm really sad! I keep having nightmares!

    I don't need a reminder I was raped!!!
    Sweetgirl4u2 Sweetgirl4u2 31-35, F 10 Responses Sep 21, 2015

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    I have had nightmares almost every single night

    since I can remember. No exaggeration. In a week, I'll remember my dreams at least 5 out of 7 days and they will almost always be nightmares of varying intensity. In the "good" nightmares, I will simply be humiliated or heartbroken. But in the bad nightmares, it's nothing but...
    Elspet Elspet 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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    I have been having really bad dreams

    for the past week or 2 so bad that I've been waking up in the middle of the night with my heart pounding. I can't even go back to bed for a few hours after because I'm scared I'll have another bad dream. This feels weird is this even normal...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 5, 2015

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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 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 8, 2015

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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 18-21, M Jan 6, 2015

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    Ugh a most recent on that's been going on a

    while. Zombie bunny In a school I can fly and be invisible But the bunny can see me And a creepy guy is walking around and eventually get eaten by the bunny. Wtf mind... Why!
    Jayscar67 Jayscar67 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 4, 2015

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    Are you ever afraid to fall asleep

    because you have bad dreams when you do? I do. I wish I could control what I dream about. I at least have some control over my thoughts when I am awake but NONE when I am asleep. And the same bad dreams over and over. I am so sick of it.
    strawberyblond strawberyblond 70+, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    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 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 24, 2015

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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 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

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    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...
    Abbenburnner Abbenburnner 56-60, M Jan 21

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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 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 1

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    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...
    avatar1990 avatar1990 22-25, M 3 Responses Apr 10, 2015

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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 naked in public or somehow embarrassed. One time I had a wet dream that was also a nightmare.
    deathday deathday 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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