I Have Really Bad Nightmares

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    Nightmares Are Filled With Blood Or Death

    First Nightmare: After my dad passed was when the really bad nightmares started. It was when I set a difference for myself on what was a bad dream and what was a nightmare. I have to tell you a little about my dad to understand why I dreamed such things. The night before my...
    ButterflyGirl9521 ButterflyGirl9521
    18-21, F
    Oct 29, 2013

    I had a dream last night

    where my whole family was out by the road.and this white ranger pulled into our driveway, we all just looked at each other..: This bald guy with tons of tattoos stepped out with a knive... And he said "I've heard things about you (pointing at my mom) but I can't tell you unless...
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    1 Response Aug 27, 2014
    Sweetgirl4u2 Sweetgirl4u2
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Aug 15, 2014

    The nightmares are back.

    .. I woke up screaming and crying again this morning.
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    Feb 24, 2016

    The Nightmare I Had Last Night Had Me Crying In My Sleep

    I don't know if it was a dream, it all felt so real. I felt every emotion, I saw every detail, it even had me crying in my sleep. I woke up still crying, out of breath, nearly screaming. I am still to this hour terrified, scarred and feeling very depressed...always have but now...
    18-21, F
    7 Responses Dec 13, 2012

    Every Night

    I have nightmares just about every night... mostly it's from my past, my father whips me until I wake up from my own screaming.. but these are far from the worst... I have once where I meet my boyfriend and he suddenly rejects me... he has someone else or I'm to scared and...
    NoatoNoaki NoatoNoaki
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Jun 7, 2011

    I need HELP!!! My best friend is still having

    nightmares and we live far from each other. It seems like they're happening more often. This last one was really bad. I need to help him but idk how. I also don't know if it's nightmares or night terrors. Someone plz help
    ThatWeirdGayKid ThatWeirdGayKid
    22-25, M
    Apr 16, 2016

    I keep having one nightmare

    when my mum and dad are dead my brother is dying and all my friends have committed suicide in the most horrible way I'm really scared and I believe that my dreams are real
    13-15, F
    1 Response Jun 14, 2015
    cashetty69 cashetty69
    51-55, M
    1 Response May 26, 2015

    I'm having a reoccurring nightmare

    that five of my friends are killed in a car crash.. Almost every night since last September.. Someone help me :'( #Anxious
    IrishRedhead IrishRedhead
    18-21, F
    Mar 29, 2015

    Worst. Night. Ever.

    I sometimes have really bad nightmares or night experiences in general when I'm ill, but this takes the gigantic cake. At first, I had a really nasty nightmare where my mum was shouting and screaming at me and my brother to get out of the living room. When I dared venture...
    musicspirit musicspirit
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Feb 27, 2009

    I want to sleep but I keep having horrible

    nightmares last night especially i always have night mares the usual of re watching my dad die (because this happened in real life) but last night was worse!!! Me and mum were on holiday and I was walking through Benidorm and I was looking for mum and when I found her she...
    polarbearlove polarbearlove
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 11, 2015

    I see the ones I love die in reall bad ways im

    sp scared to sleep n cant make them stop I am able to control most of my dream just not what happens to them
    natashamerrick natashamerrick
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 19, 2016

    I'm so sick of reliving my rape in flashbacks n

    nightmares! I really don't need reminded!!!
    Sweetgirl4u2 Sweetgirl4u2
    36-40, F
    6 Responses Jan 8, 2016

    In my mind this is what I'd do

    if I found them...
    Sweetgirl4u2 Sweetgirl4u2
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Mar 9, 2016

    think it may be due to the medication I'm on

    but I get really vivid nightmares/dreams to the point where I wake up in a panic that it's real 😓
    princesskatie7 princesskatie7
    18-21, F
    May 27, 2015

    Last Night'S Nightmare

    ok so, the beginning is a bit fuzzy, but i remember being with a huge group of people and we were created to fight dark shadow ghosts, me and another girl run the group and two of the strongest guy fighters like me but im dating one of them, we team up a lot on "missions". so it...
    edensanctuary edensanctuary
    22-25, F
    Apr 15, 2013

    it just happened.. I was in my class (sign

    language) and I kept getting notifications on my phone from this app.. they were very haunting but I can't remember them.. then I went home.. I was at my house in the living room.. my bedroom was connected to it for some reason, but there was this crazy man with a cow head on...
    werewolf6975 werewolf6975
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jan 20, 2016

    I keep having a occurring nightmare

    that I'm in the passenger seat of a car, for whatever the reason may be (ice, raining, anything) the car slips off the road off of a cliff and I'm awake the whole way down. Then I feel as if I can feel the pressure making my head feel like it's gonna burst, and then I wake up...
    customconcerned94 customconcerned94
    26-30, F
    Feb 1, 2016

    I just woke up from and extremely bad one.

    .. For the past few months I've had 43 bad dreams but what's freaking me out is one with a re accuring sentence saying the witches are here and it repeats like 50 times with something going on also. My recent one that I just woke up from had fast moving images of all of my family...
    lilly756 lilly756
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 3, 2015

    I swear this website is

    where all of our dirt comes to light. This is the first time this information has left my head. :/ So I've been having this recurring nightmare for a few years now, small detailed differences but the fear is always the same kind. In general I am terrified of being trapped. I don...
    KindaPyro KindaPyro
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jan 4, 2016

    Scary Dreams..

    My dreams are somehow disturbing, not all of them r so ''normal'',average just like others have.Sometimes before falling asleep i feel somehow anxious and odd.That kind of sensations makes me feel ,like i will see something bad in my dream or dreams ( cause sometimes i wake up...
    MissAgni MissAgni
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Oct 29, 2013

    Damn.. I haven't had nightmares like

    that in so long. You know the ones you get when you wake up and your heart is pounding and your blood feels like it's on fire because you're so angry.
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    2 Responses Apr 13, 2015

    i keep having the same nightmare every night

    and it seems so real and when i wake up i'm like paralysed for 5 minutes
    aaliyahbxo aaliyahbxo
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Aug 23, 2015

    Repeating Nightmares..

    Hi there.. Uhm i dont realy know how to start.. also i never realy spoke to anyone about those dreams.. but they repeat more often lately.. and maybe someone knows whats the reason behind.. Those nightmares started after my girlfriend died in an car accident infront of my eyes...
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    1 Response Jan 16, 2013

    i was walking around a dark museum at night

    and the owner was following me around staring at me the next thing I wake up in the dream in a messy bedroom with clothes all over the floor and I'm hands are tied. I realize that he had raped me and then the owner walked in the room and jumped on my back and I woke up with a...
    thehappyfannibal thehappyfannibal
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 19, 2015

    I am not sure why I am acting up at the middle

    of the night and do nightmare triggered after a break up even exist even ones that doesn't relate to a break up just random intense nightmares? after my break up I've been frequently dreaming about not able to hang out with my ex in person because his mom had a bad impression on...
    f00dbarevaporating f00dbarevaporating
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 27, 2015

    When I started having more extreme nightmares

    when I was a six/seven, I used to sneak into my mum’s bed because I knew that my nightmares wouldn't follow me there. But the problem is, my mum was such a light sleeper that any movement from me would wake her up and she’d express her anger because of being woken and...
    lunightandday lunightandday
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 3, 2015

    For the most part I don't usually dream

    when I'm asleep. But I go through periods, like right now, where I'm having nightmares every night. Sometimes they are so bad that I don't want to go to sleep. It's not even what I'm dreaming about that bothers me. It's the vividness and intensity of them that gets to me. I...
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    Oct 13, 2015
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    1 Response Feb 24, 2015

    Alright sleep, here I come.

    .. We'll see how this goes.
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    Aug 14, 2015

    I regularly have dreams of me dying.

    I'm never me, I always die as someone else. I wake up right before I "die"
    Montseny15 Montseny15
    16-17, F
    Dec 28, 2015

    I dreamt last night that I was in war my

    girlfriend was there with me and we tried to his but someone struck me and her with a grenade
    bradley600 bradley600
    18-21, M
    Jun 20, 2015

    This was probably one of my scariest dreams.

    It happend last night. I jumped off a bridge and into the water below me and everything went white. I thought I died and was going to heaven! I was floating towards a blinding light and saw a giant skeleton in front of me. It was floating in the dark red sky and the skeleton...
    flowerscum flowerscum
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 17, 2014

    pizza didn't exist...

    ..it was to much to handle so frightening
    danthony91 danthony91
    26-30, M
    May 27, 2015

    Lately I've been having these 'nightmares'

    now I haven't had once since I was 10 so when I woke up sweating and had a fever that has been increasing each time I was shocked.Its a strange nightmare I'm in a supernatural world or something-hell maybe...but there's this house and it's broken almost falling apart and in it...
    chloecall1999 chloecall1999
    18-21, F
    Jul 6, 2015

    My Parasomnia

    Ever since I was a child I could remember waking up in fear, terrified of what I was dreaming of, and this issue has gone into my adulthood, which has become much more understanding now than it was when I was a child. With parasomnias I fall under "Night Terrors" and how I...
    YvonneG93 YvonneG93
    Aug 23, 2013

    I had another night terror last night,

    and I woke up in tears and I was almost hysterical. I'm so scared to go to sleep tonight. I wish I just didn't have to. It is too hard.
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    Jul 19, 2015

    I thought he can stalk me no more.

    In reality, he can't but he was there in my sleep. Last night, I fell asleep with my right arm draped over my daughter. It was soo good that I did because she told me that after turning off her Ipad, she felt my ragged breathing behind her back...she didn't wake me up until I...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Aug 4, 2014

    Would Rather Have A 'I Want To Kill You' Nightmare Rather Than This

    This morning I woke up to one of the worst nightmares I can recall ever having. I was raped. In real life I've never actually been raped so I'm not exactly sure why I would dream of such a thing. (Of what I can remember:) the beginning was the actual part of being raped. Then...
    CrystallizedDream CrystallizedDream
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Feb 1, 2012

    Nightmares always disturb my sleep

    and keep me awake like rn.
    Bg3242 Bg3242
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 5, 2015

    Having a really bad night!

    I was raped, can't stop crying! Please pray for me!!!
    Sweetgirl4u2 Sweetgirl4u2
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Oct 14, 2014

    I don't have them often,

    but when I do it's always a fight to stay alive. But for whatever reason, my subconscious likes to make things difficult. Everything is faster, stronger, & bigger than I am so I really have to give it my all. Especially since I can't wake up until it's over.
    Sentinel117 Sentinel117
    22-25, M
    1 Response Feb 20, 2014

    I should be used to them by now.

    I dream every time I sleep, even if it's just for a few hours. I count count all of my good dreams on one hand. If I have a particularly bad nightmare, I usually wake up in a cold sweat with my heart is pounding against my chest. Until today, I've never had a nightmare that made...
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    1 Response Jun 8, 2015

    I always have this dream

    where my family or friends are standing around me as I'm pushed off a banister I'm seating on but I never reach the floor
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    1 Response Mar 31, 2015

    I have some that are about physical pain.

    Others with me being chased and chased. Like reoccurring ones that use to keep me up at night. As a kid I would have this one ever night about dieing over and over. I have it ever now and again. But now this silly little dream makes me feel worse. Worse than being stabbed than...
    LoverOfAllSouls LoverOfAllSouls
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 20, 2014

    I had a terrible nightmare last night,

    and I can't get over it. I was raped, and I didn't know by whom and I was suddenly like four months pregnant. Everyone at school was laughing at me, and my teachers all kept asking (like typical girls) who the father was, was it a boy or girl, and that stuff. I couldn't tell...
    zydeko zydeko
    2 Responses Apr 11, 2015


    I lay in bed.. awake.. tossing left and right.. then i hear something.. outside.. i get up, open the door to my bedroom.. As i step out of the door i hear voices.. at the end of the corridor.. i walk towards the voices.. step by step.. the door doesnt come closer.. step.. step...
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    1 Response Apr 9, 2013

    For In That Sleep

    The house This one is a bit sketchy and happened in snatches. The first bit I remember was me going insane and needing to get out of the house. I don’t know which house I was in. There were bits of my mind that I was losing one by one and I knew that I’d lost the...
    adjyo adjyo
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Jan 19, 2009

    I Have Nightmares Every Night

    I just had my worst nightmare so far. I dont no if it because I have talked about it all today or are they just keep getting worser everyday.This one I was in court and my pa was there getting sentenced. I only ever saw the court on video before but now I was in there. The judge...
    DashaisDead DashaisDead
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 23, 2013

    I couldn't find work

    so I had to go back to Walgreens-it was just a dream, Ill die before I go back there!!!!!
    HeyThereHeather HeyThereHeather
    26-30, F
    Jun 5, 2015

    I can't sleep, every time I close my eyes I get

    nightmares. Why do I keep getting nightmares about me dying from suicide, and starvation. The dreams get so detailed that its scary. I want to text my bf but I don't want to wake him, I guess I can stay up 2 1/3 hours and talk to him when he's up. I don't want to sleep, it makes...
    BooBear99 BooBear99
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 12, 2015

    Not as common as I used to.

    These nightmares would get so bad that I would have to stay up at night, which made me hallucinate. Nowadays my nightmares usually involve the music from Mario's River Twygz Bed. My dreams usually have the song "Strobe" by Deadmau5, possibly because it's so calming, yet haunting...
    AnonWesker AnonWesker
    May 14, 2015

    Nightmares Haunt My Sleep

    Just last night or maybe I should say early this morning I kicked my foot into the wall while in middle of yet another dream terror of the past... seems I was kicking some fat bad smelling client off of me and was too close to the wall at the head of the bed... I tend to flip in...
    elderwitch47 elderwitch47
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Oct 9, 2012
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