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I Have Really Bad Nightmares

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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...
    CrystallizedDream CrystallizedDream 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 1, 2012

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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...
    PandorasDream PandorasDream 31-35, F Feb 23

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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...
    vegadarlene90 vegadarlene90 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2013

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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...
    Heidihihi Heidihihi 36-40, F Sep 11, 2013

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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...
    Qwerkyqwerty Qwerkyqwerty 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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

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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...
    dreamcatcherj dreamcatcherj 70+, F 1 Response Mar 15, 2010

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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...
    YvonneG93 YvonneG93 18-21 2 Responses Aug 23, 2013

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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...
    whassett852 whassett852 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 6, 2013

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    Weird Dream - I just had the weirdest dream last night.I was looking up some cat diseases,and one of them made fun of a church.I was looking at the awful disease,and it showed a...
    CupcakeCat12 CupcakeCat12 18-21, F Aug 16, 2013

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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...
    shadesofindigo shadesofindigo 16-17 1 Response Feb 26, 2013

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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...
    Erutrevo Erutrevo 22-25, M 9 Responses Mar 1, 2009

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    My Nightmares Are Keeping Me From Sleep -  I have been having nightmares since I was first diagnosed with Lupus in 1993. I'm 32 now and it's hard to believe something...
    aquinah aquinah 31-35, F 2 Responses May 11, 2009

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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...
    DarkSoul07 DarkSoul07 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 6, 2013

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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...
    vividdreams73 vividdreams73 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 30, 2012

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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...
    scenelife23 scenelife23 16-17 Feb 12, 2012

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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...
    PandorasDream PandorasDream 31-35, F 6 days ago

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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...
    cutie3point14 cutie3point14 18-21, F a week ago

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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...
    TheMax615 TheMax615 70+, M Oct 8, 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...
    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...
    dylanafc dylanafc 18-21, M Jan 26

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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...
    musicspirit musicspirit 16-17, F 5 Responses Feb 27, 2009

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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...
    elderwitch47 elderwitch47 46-50, F 3 Responses Oct 9, 2012

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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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    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...
    AquilaAqua AquilaAqua 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 22, 2013

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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...
    Dreamess Dreamess 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 7, 2008

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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...
    ineedtoknowhow ineedtoknowhow 16-17, F Feb 14

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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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    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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    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...
    Mishy17 Mishy17 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 8, 2011

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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...
    coryconn1 coryconn1 16-17, F Dec 26, 2013

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

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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...
    Shaylon Shaylon 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 2, 2008

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    Sometimes I Wonder... - ... if it's not waking up the worse. Breathless and sweaty.I dream of horrible things. Death, but more than that. And the end of the world, seeing people...
    WickedScullyOfTheWest WickedScullyOfTheWest 31-35, F Oct 6, 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...
    NoatoNoaki NoatoNoaki 18-21, M 3 Responses Jun 7, 2011

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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...
    cece10 cece10 18-21, F Jan 21

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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...
    Kindal Kindal 46-50, F 7 Responses Aug 15, 2010

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    I have had the same nightmare since June the 6th 2011, that's when my life ended. Around this time every year it gets worse, this is when it started April 23 2011. I still feel it...
    CharleighBrazil CharleighBrazil 16-17, F Apr 6

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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...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Mar 27

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    Repeating Nightmares Since I Was 6... - I have had the same 50 nightmares repeat all the time since I was 6. When I wake up, I can either not remember what I dreamed of, or know...
    emilywoodward1098 emilywoodward1098 16-17 Aug 21, 2013

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

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    So, I have had really bad nightmares for about 7 years now. When I was 10, I was raped for the first time. Yes... Just the first. This lasted until I was 14 and moves Mo. I've been...
    XxSweetxSuffocationxX XxSweetxSuffocationxX 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 14

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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...
    Evernight Evernight 31-35, F 21 Responses Jul 27, 2010

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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...
    Nachodabeast Nachodabeast 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    It's 3 In The Morning And..... - Its about 3 in the morning and i was talkin to my mom.. This isn't my dream but it's coming from my mother..she just had a nasty dream that scare...
    ILoveToCutHair ILoveToCutHair 22-25, F Jul 19, 2013

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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...
    hitvl hitvl 18-21, F Dec 16, 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...
    adjyo adjyo 31-35, F 6 Responses Jan 19, 2009

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    Was I Really Asleep? - Everything that happened in my nightmare last night happened in my house. I was pretty sure it really happened. I don't even remember going to sleep. I was...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 11, 2013

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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...
    ButterflyGirl9521 ButterflyGirl9521 18-21, F Oct 29, 2013

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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...
    Sentinel117 Sentinel117 22-25, M Feb 20

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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