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I Have Really Bad Nightmares

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    Many Moons

    Someone said look..referring to the sky. I looked up and there were a bunch of full moons in the sky...some were in a line. I just stood there in awe. It was daylight though.I was witnessing these two men and one was holding a cat and slitting its throat. He was ding this for...
    Kittychanel Kittychanel 41-45, F 7 Responses Aug 16, 2012

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    Realistic Nightmares For Months

    Okay, so for roughly 6 months now, i've been having really bad nightmares. at first they were normal, but now they are so realistic, they are like memories. everynight i have a new nightmare that has more detail..and it's all stuff that can actually happen. each nightmare, i have...
    Mishy17 Mishy17 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 8, 2011

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    Glasshouse

    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 9, 2013

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    When I was 14 i had the worst night of my life.

    I have convinced myself it was anything but what I initially thought because it would tear apart my family. But I lay down at night and it floods out of the vault I've locked it in. I will never be caught off guard again. I sleep with a pocket knife right next to me and stay...
    ineedtoknowhow ineedtoknowhow 16-17, F Feb 14

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    Smile

    This dream started out fairly normal. Weird, but normal. I was in an apartment talking to a man I didn't know, he didn't seem to be a threat so I thought nothing of it. Next thing I know I'm standing in the middle of a road talking to my mother and brother. It was cold out but...
    TheMax615 TheMax615 70+, M Oct 8, 2013

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    I actually have medication I have to take

    because if I don't I'll have awful nightmares. I even just had 3 nightmares in a row. It's really awful. It will literally scare me so much that I'll have anxiety attacks. I wish I knew more about "lucid dreaming".
    coryconn1 coryconn1 16-17, F Dec 26, 2013

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    I Feel The Pain In My Sleep

    I go through phases with nightmares. I can go a couple of weeks without any, then i can have a week or so where i have them almost every night. What happens in these nightmares vary, but they always scare me.... alot. I wake up sweating and for a minute i believe that it's still...
    Evernight Evernight 31-35, F 21 Responses Jul 27, 2010

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    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

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    A Strange Night With Dad...

    I found myself walking through a forest, or maybe an old campground, it was a nice sunny autumn day i could smell the leaves, i saw a bus full of elementary school kids, they looked like they were having so much fun, there laughter rang through the air. All of a sudden that...
    pinknailpolish89 pinknailpolish89 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 15, 2010

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    Zombies

     I am so sick of having nightmares.. I live a safe and normal life, nothing much has gone bad for me.  I just woke up then having the most horrific dream about zombies, and that my family all turned into zombies and I had to kill them all with a knife before they killed...
    Dreamess Dreamess 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 7, 2008

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    I don't want to go to sleep tonight.

    I hate having nightmares
    nadirah17 nadirah17 16-17, F Feb 20

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    Alternate Future

    When I dream, I often see visions of the future. Deaths, births, accidents, hugs, handshakes- you name it, I've seen it. Or at least a fragment. I've done my research on it, and most people link this to "deja vu". I think this is different because I experience this frequently...
    vividdreams73 vividdreams73 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 30, 2012

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    Please Stop. I Cant Take It Much Longer

    Almost every night I go to bed and I naturally fight going to sleep cause I know what waiting on me. Its the brutal beatings that I had endured and other abuses worse much worse. In real life I would go to another place in my mind when it was happening but there no escape in my...
    AquilaAqua AquilaAqua 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 22, 2013

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    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 18-21, F Apr 15, 2013

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    2 nights ago I had the scariest dream

    that I've ever had and I'm not one for interpretation of dreams but I really want to find out what this means...so it started off me walking down the road with my friends and it was dark I looked over my left shoulder and I seen this dark figure wearing a hat and that's all he...
    dylanafc dylanafc 18-21, M Jan 26

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    I don't remember much from my dream just how I

    felt. My dad was angry at me and I didn't know why, he smacked me, kicked me and spread my legs apart. I felt betrayal and extreme sadness as he continued to undo his belt, but I also felt immense anger. I bit into his hand to try and escape. He yelled out in terror and I felt...
    cutie3point14 cutie3point14 18-21, F Apr 10

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    Continuous Bad Dreams...

    I don't know why, but I continuously get these nightmares and theo be I just had is burnt into my memory. It's beyond weird and I need to tell someone about this.... I was at the mall with my boyfriend, laughing and holding hands. Everything was just perfect. Then, the police...
    scenelife23 scenelife23 16-17 Feb 12, 2012

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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

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    This is a dream I just woke from not long ago.

    I've had a similar one months before, still unsure of what it could mean. A man (who was supposedly the main character) found this house and went inside. Once inside he found two girls, one in her early teens and the other more like nine or ten. They were waiting for their...
    EarthEyes420 EarthEyes420 18-21, T Jul 11

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    Choked By Black Figure

    I am 17, soon to be 18. I don't use drugs, and I occasionally have a few beers on weekends. I used to have these horrible nightmares, first when I was a child and living in a house in which 5 people had died. Next, when I was living in a brand new apartment and my parents were...
    whassett852 whassett852 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 6, 2013

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    I've been having two nightmares recently.

    The first one is where Sam (this guy I've been talking to) finds everything out that's wrong with me (suicidal,depressed, addicted to cutting) and he leaves me. the other is this small girl in a white dress with black pigtails with long thin teeth. She is just standing there and...
    Imjustdone Imjustdone 16-17, M Apr 19

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    Are My Dreams Trying To Tell Me Something?

    When I was in high school I played this game I did not realize the harm it could do but alot of people would play.You would stand against a wall put ur head down to your legs breathe in a hundred times deep and stand straight up ,and another person would press against ur chest...
    Heidihihi Heidihihi 36-40, F Sep 11, 2013

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    Every Night. Every Sleep

    Everytime I go to sleep I have the worst nightmares ever. it is always the same sort of dream. Its always all the faces of the men who raped me including my pa. I always wake up and have to get out of bed and go to a corner of a room to cry. The only way I get any sleep is with...
    DashaisDead DashaisDead 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 21, 2013

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    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 18-21 2 Responses Aug 23, 2013

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    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

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    Running From The Police While Taking Vicodin

    I just woke from this nightmare. I was taking prescription rx's that were sent from an opposite sorority house. I have been out of college for many years and was not in a sorority.  The dream was I was taking the vicodin and other rx's while being chased by police knowing...
    dreamcatcherj dreamcatcherj 70+, F 1 Response Mar 15, 2010

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    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 Feb 20

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    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 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 1, 2012

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    My Pain Is Creating Nightmeres.....

    I am in a lot of physical and emotional pain. I am waking up with tears caked and dried around my eyes. I am crying every night in my sleep, what little sleep I get, maybe 3 or 4 hrs a night if i'm lucky. My hips and arms are in so much pain even the pain killers are not working...
    Kindal Kindal 46-50, F 7 Responses Aug 15, 2010

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    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 16-17, F 5 Responses Feb 27, 2009

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    I've tried everything I can think of to stop

    the nightmares. I even take pregnant yoga and meditation classes. My OB says that I will have to have some one with me at night to wake me up from these nightmares if they continue to be this violent. I see her again on Tuesday. I love my apartment I don't want to leave it if I...
    PandorasDream PandorasDream 36-40, F Feb 23

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    Occasionally, I have managed to get over them

    for the most part, have not had night terrors in a while.
    persononinternet persononinternet 16-17, M Jan 11

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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 16, 2013

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    I was asleep and nothing ever wakes me up .

    This dream I have was horrible it was that my family was in the house and someone set the house on fire and made me watch my family die and then kill me .I would have this dream almost every night but its getting better
    cece10 cece10 18-21, F Jan 21

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    I frequently have nightmares

    or bizarre dreams (5 days out of the week). This nightmare I had a little while ago. I was at a campground north of where I live, with my now ex girlfriend. Our campsite was about a 2 minute walk from the lake. It was really dark out, and I was walking down towards the water...
    Nachodabeast Nachodabeast 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    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 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 23, 2013

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    In the car again, and Justin is holding my hand.

    We just found out the good news. In 8 months we're going to be parents. I can't stop smiling. He pulls my hand to his lips. He is laughing at me, that I still have my seatbelt on. He made me put it on when we left the doctors office. He knows I hate seat belts. We are on the...
    PandorasDream PandorasDream 36-40, F Apr 11

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    It was... Strange and a dark game was played.

    . Have you ever played that game called King of the hill? The objective of the game is to stay on top of the hill while you fight kids for it and stuff like that; sometimes people get a little violent. The winners are the ones who remain the longest on top of this hill. (In this...
    hitvl hitvl 18-21, F Dec 16, 2013

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    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

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    Phantom Manor - Some of the more common

    nightmares i've had involve a certain attraction known as Phantom Manor. Many of these take place at Disneyland Paris, basically it starts with me, my brother and friends at Disneyland Paris - we're walking through the park - now unlike in real life one of the main...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Mar 27

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    Spiders the Size of Dinosaurs!

    That is all I remember about my nightmare except that someone was trying to help me hide from the spiders who were searching for me after I spotted them when they thought they were hidden.  Dreams like this don't even phase me much anymore.  There was so much more to it...
    Shaylon Shaylon 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 2, 2008

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    ameliaandmore ameliaandmore 16-17, F Jan 14

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    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...
    INSPIREe INSPIREe 18-21, F 7 Responses Dec 13, 2012

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    It's usually me sitting on my couch late at

    night, the tv on to static and music. I head ambient music then something that sounds like a war horn. Something comes stomping up the stairs. Looks like the demon from insidious or some ****.
    louisrcac louisrcac 13-15, M Jul 16

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    Recurring Dream In Which My Parents Try To Kill Me.

    When I was a little kid, probably seven or eight, I used to dream that everything in my house was too big for me, the stairs were like cliffs and the windows were too huge and heavy for me to open. I would be stuck in my room and my dad/mom would come in frantically, saying that...
    shadesofindigo shadesofindigo 16-17 Feb 26, 2013

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    Some would probably call them night terrors.

    I don't know why I have them or where they come from. All I do know is sometimes it hurts to fall asleep.
    Manders27 Manders27 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    Just woke up from a bad nightmare can't seem to

    go back to sleep although I'm sleepy as fck. FML
    forgottenprince forgottenprince 26-30, M Feb 3

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    The Red Demon 6/9/10

    Yet again, I awoke from anther horrible dream. Ive had them every night for as long as I can remember. Last night I dreamt that I was a family gathering at my grandmothers, a strange man was there.  I knew what was going to happen because I've had this dream before. I have...
    sleeper2010 sleeper2010 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 9, 2010

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    Loud Dreams

    I occasionally have nightmares that I've affectionately dubbed "Loud Dreams" in which a sound, usually unrelated to the actual dream, will increase in volume until I wake up. The first and simplest of these was a short half-sleep dream I had as a child which featured a...
    Erutrevo Erutrevo 22-25, M 9 Responses Mar 1, 2009

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    A multi billionaire man asked me to build a

    bridge for him. I had a plan almost instantly. I would start by bridges over rivers, and then the bridge over the cliff. Then, something popped into my head: what if I die? My family needed money. "If I die, will you give my family money?" He asked me how much I thought my...
    Qwerkyqwerty Qwerkyqwerty 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Why It Keeps Happening

    I hate nightmares! It's something that everyone wouldn't wanna dream of. It's been 3 nights, i don't know why. Better if it's only me on that scene but it's my family that i keep dreaming of :'( Starts with my sis down to my nephew and then a friend. Gosh! i can't take it...
    DarkSoul07 DarkSoul07 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 6, 2013

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    Please help!!. I'm not sure what to do at this

    point. For the past month I have had the same terrifying dream every night and I'm not exaggerating . I am really afraid to go to sleep now. My dreams starts out with me looking down at myself from the ceiling not being able to move or talk.I notice this very large dark figure...
    vegadarlene90 vegadarlene90 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2013

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    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 3 Responses Oct 9, 2012

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