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I Sleep So I Can Dream

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    Tired

    I grow weary of reality, so sick of the stresses of my life that I'm worn out by the waking hours of the day, but I don't sleep to rest, I sleep to dream. I dream of another place far from this world, a place devoid of all this stress, a place where I can breathe freely and...
    invisiblyreal invisiblyreal 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 18, 2012

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    Dreams

    Yes it's true, I sleep so I can dream.Good Night
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Aug 13, 2012

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    Lucid Dreaming

    It is the most amazing experience. It is my vacation, my getaway, my fantasy world. Everything can happen there. It is my heaven. My one true place where I can do anything and everything, and the only consequence is a good, happy, refreshed feeling in the morning. I try as...
    BrownEyedMystery BrownEyedMystery 18-21 Mar 22, 2010

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    I wish I could go bck. Just right before my 20's& make better choices. It is so imperative I now know. Sleeplessness can affect you in so many ways. Physically& emotionally. Hard...
    Sugasug Sugasug 41-45, M 14 hrs ago

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    JIBANKRISHNA OR DIAMOND THE HOLY GHOST AND MY DIARY OF DIVINE DREAMSIndication of starting of new phase of austerity360). 14th July, 1979. Saturday. Early morning dream: I was...
    Dipakda Dipakda 66-70, M May 10

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    Since as far back as I have firm memories of childhood (fuzzy at about age 3, clearer at age 4) I also have firm memories of my dreams. They have almost always been lucid dreams...
    oldirtybeaner oldirtybeaner 31-35, M 1 Response May 21

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    You're on my mind. Again. You probably won't read this. And if you do it's because I gave too much away. I could never find YOURS, but you probably don't write about me, right? You...
    MissAutumn MissAutumn 18-21, F May 11

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    Brighter by Patent Pending Have you ever been so far below? You could only see light using a telescope. pointed up to the skyy and wonder why does hope Feel so far but look so...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I want to get married to the love of my life, I want to have kids 2 boys and 2 girls, I want to live in a farm or a big house (not a mansion), I want to have the best job ever, I...
    izzygirl360 izzygirl360 16-17, F May 19

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    "When you can't sleep even you're exhausted because you know that reality is finally better than your dreams..." Is love the reason?
    DarkAngel483 DarkAngel483 13-15, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Sleeping leads to dreaming, and dreaming is your subconscious' way of saying '**** you'.
    TGBman TGBman 22-25, M 3 hrs ago

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    I've started keeping a dream journal o help me remember my dreams, and ever since then my dreams have become more vivid and crazy! I'm trying to learn to lucid dream, and I think...
    DreamingKate DreamingKate 18-21, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    So I am stuck with a bit of a problem. I have been conditioned not to fall asleep if there is someone awake near me. Its like I can feel them there. Every sound they make keeps me...
    NoBodyKnowsMeLikeIKnowMe NoBodyKnowsMeLikeIKnowMe 26-30, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I always have to sleep with my cats... Otherwise I can't sleep.
    SadlySafe SadlySafe 13-15 1 Response 41 mins ago

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    I have been having strange dreams lately the one i had the other night was that i was being sent to Hell, i shall try and tell what happened. I was out for a drink in the pub with...
    fleshy fleshy 36-40, M 5 hrs ago

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    It is so noisy here. I can not take it any more. Sometimes I wish that I will pass out, because that self to be the only at for me to get sleep.
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    I’ve been dreaming twice at night lately. First when I dream I am, as the best way I can describe it, a ghost. I can walk through walls, hover, fly and such. Each time I go dream...
    LoveLessOne97 LoveLessOne97 18-21, F 1 Response May 3

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    I love songs that make me think something, feel something, and/or do something. I absolutely love it when I listen to a song for the first time and just sit there in awe because...
    Aylehn022 Aylehn022 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    when you wake up and your dream isn't reality ?? ooooohhhhhhhhhhh what I wouldn't give for that to be reality..
    mrsskayl mrsskayl 26-30, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    i wish us humans could live longer without food and all that and that we could sleep for longer periods of time .. i'm talking hibernation .. like take a month off in just sleep...
    mistywillow mistywillow 22-25, M 8 hrs ago

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    I think I saw you in my sleep, darling, I think I saw you in my dreams you were Stitching up the seams on every broken promise That your body couldn't keep. I think I saw you in my...
    BreakdownBeauty420 BreakdownBeauty420 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I lay under my quilt . its dark , so peaceful . it feels safe . in my dreams i can escape the reality of how i really feel . i dont have to pretend . I dont have to come to the...
    devilgirl123zombie devilgirl123zombie 16-17, F 2 Responses May 5

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    So since I've discovered that a very unique dream of mine came true whenever I have a 1st person view dream that is vivid an realistic I write it down. I usually remember these...
    XYZoli XYZoli 26-30, M May 14

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    From my earliest memories of dreaming i have dreamed of an alternate reality. In this reality i have grown up at the same rate as the awake reality. Except, im not exactly me; im...
    Animekid161 Animekid161 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    1: What would you name your future daughter? Penelope 2: Do you miss anyone? Yeah 3: What if I told you that you were pretty? *blushes* 4: Ever been told 'it's not you, it's me...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee 22-25, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    The door opens and he walks towards me. He hugs me and we hurry in my room. He grabs a remote control and simply says "1-on-1". A grin travels across my face and I say "you're on...
    retromanic retromanic 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I can't sleep right, I have done nothing but dreamt about my ex for almost two weeks, and I asked my big brother for help, he said to try talking to her about it. I feel nothing...
    kodyhoneybadger kodyhoneybadger 18-21, F May 4

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    I am a 15 year old male, and I just was conducting research on how to control dreams, and do as you please while you are dreaming.  Through my research I found a symptom...
    DaltonVega DaltonVega 13-15 1 Response May 14

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    If the was contest on sleeping I would totally win!! Hahahah Joking!
    Rachell100 Rachell100 13-15, F 17 hrs ago

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    i know this sounds like self pity and it probably is .. but honestly i love my sleeping time more than i love my waking time. too much bullshit and frustrations in the waking life...
    mistywillow mistywillow 22-25, M 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I have like 7 pairs of Felice footie pajamas that I wear in the winter because it gets very cold up here I love being wrapped in all that soft fleece I sleep like a baby when I...
    satinbitch58 satinbitch58 56-60, M 2 hrs ago

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    I don't know if it's a bad idea to share this but my dream really bothered me. I am a Catholic and I don't know why I dreamt this but please don't judge me. I'm only 16 and I don't...
    HiAnswerMePlease HiAnswerMePlease 16-17, F May 15

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    Longfellow Serenade Such were the plans I'd made For she was a lady And I was a dreamer With only words to trade You know that I was born For a night like this Warmed by a stolen...
    GWMH GWMH 56-60, M 1 Response a week ago

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    When I sleep at night, maybe once a week or so I am haunted by dreams where I am on my knees and my family is surrounding me. They are all facing away, and all I can see is their...
    thebasedgod05 thebasedgod05 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    AM I WEIRD FOR THIS? I had the weirdest dream the other day when we was travelling back from Nothumberland in the car. It was like a 3/4 hour drive and I fell a sleep a little. I...
    CrookedCxnt CrookedCxnt 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    AM I WEIRD FOR THIS? I had the weirdest dream the other day when we was travelling back from Nothumberland in the car. It was like a 3/4 hour drive and I fell a sleep a little. I...
    CrookedCxnt CrookedCxnt 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    So I was spending the night at a friend's house. There was a fan on the ceiling. In the dream, the fan was slightly more centered in te room we were sleeping in. Since there is no...
    Angel14794 Angel14794 16-17, F May 3

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    Sometimes my dreams don't make sense at all but I love it. Sometimes my dreams make me feel amazing and I love it. Sometimes my dreams leave me scared and gasping for air but I...
    Amairany Amairany 16-17, F May 7

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    My story happened a few weeks ago and, so far, has not repeated. Prior to this experience, I would occasionally wake up remembering an extremely intense sexual dream. The dreams...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 10

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    Not really strange but funny in a way... or not. Anyways... Last night Before going to sleep I thought, it was a long time since I had a Dream about "name", oh can I just have a...
    LoveUnite LoveUnite 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    For so long as I remember you, I can never sleep I'm afraid that I may see your face if I begin to dream. For so long as I hold on to you, I can never rest I know that in my sleep...
    PorcelainGrenade PorcelainGrenade 13-15, F 1 Response May 4

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