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I Sleep So I Can Dream

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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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    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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    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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    I have such wild, complicated and colorful dreams I like to sleep in so I'm not in a deep sleep and can remember my dreams.
    BellyButtonButter BellyButtonButter 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    I have way to much on my plate... I can't do all I have to do and put in 8h of sleep... Up untill last week I could live with it... bit lately undone things hassle me at night when...
    Blanche08 Blanche08 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Sometimes it's not easyIt's easy to give upYou do your best, seems like your best isn't good enoughDon't let that stop you, stop it and its trapsKeep moving forward, you don't have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 29

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    Okay, this dream was a normal dream but what we talked about was very interesting and I thought, huh. I don't remember where in the dream this was, I think it was before I used a...
    LoveUnite LoveUnite 26-30, F 10 hrs ago

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    You know that I like a boy and recently I found out that I actually dream about him.And everytime when I dream about him I can remember all the details from the dream.It's sweet...
    loveandmorelove loveandmorelove 13-15, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    It's not that I don't sleep well, but I wake up about 5.30 every day, even on a weekend, and can't go back to sleep.
    HoldenC13 HoldenC13 51-55, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    It's almost 3 a.m. and I'm exhausted but I can't sleep..... This seems to be happening a lot lately.
    GreenEyess GreenEyess 16-17, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I'm terrified of the dark and the only thing that can help me sleep is either music or a night light. Yeah, I know I'm an adult, but I'm terrified of the dark. Sometimes I won't...
    W1ll0wstream101 W1ll0wstream101 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

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    The simplest things can make you the happiest, even if they are memories from a dream.
    persona2 persona2 31-35 16 hrs ago

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    So last night I had a really weird dream. I dreamed that I was at my grandmother's pool, and that I actually had a sister. And,we were pretty much just doing really stupid and...
    TheMasterMan1 TheMasterMan1 16-17, M 8 hrs ago

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    I don't know what exactly is my problem, but I really think I have some kind of issue that's related to sleep, that I have some kind of sleep disorder or something, but I have no...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 11

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    Every Dreamworks movie I have seen is quite unique, and the girls aren't built with surprisingly skinny waists, and there are not as many cliches. Don't get me wrong, I appreciate...
    W1ll0wstream101 W1ll0wstream101 22-25, F 12 hrs ago

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    Last night I had a dream that the love of my life my soul mate my husband was in a hospital bed and he waited 15 minutes to see me then he died once he saw me. He is in the...
    Stepmom98 Stepmom98 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    Last night I had a dream that the love of my life my soul mate my husband was in a hospital bed and he waited 15 minutes to see me then he died once he saw me. He is in the...
    Stepmom98 Stepmom98 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    Last night I had a dream that the love of my life my soul mate my husband was in a hospital bed and he waited 15 minutes to see me then he died once he saw me. He is in the...
    Stepmom98 Stepmom98 26-30, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Going on my fourth day without sleep. My ADD meds don't work as well when I'm sleep deprived, so I'm more hyperactive than usual. I've had to rewrite this several times already...
    TGBman TGBman 22-25, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I'm positive I lucid dreamed last night or maybe even entered another realm or some place not here. Mind that it was 4 in the morning when I finally got home, normally I'm in bed...
    lauren710 lauren710 18-21, F Mar 28

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    Vivid dreams and exhaustion for soon 6 months. On some mornings or evenings, if I am really tired I get confused since I cannot tell apart the dream images that occur and the...
    H1PP1S H1PP1S 18-21 1 Response a week ago

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    I want to fall asleep and never wake up. I have no reason to feel this way, I have a family, I go to an "okay" school, I've got lots of good friends, yet I still can't help these...
    plantmilk plantmilk 18-21, T 1 Response 5 days ago

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    A friends father: Ok, well here is the long version--sorry it's a long read. I have a 28 year old daughter who has recently been working herself into the ground, and it caught...
    faintking faintking 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    That happens when you haven't done anything productive in days... I wasn't in school from Wednesday, and I don't see it getting better. I'm going to the doctor tomorrow, but I don...
    BMTH99 BMTH99 16-17, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I have a really vivid dreams! When I sleep, I will see the exact position I am when I had a dream. Then I will feel a footsteps going near me but then I couldnt move, nor shout. I...
    Fourtris143 Fourtris143 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I've been getting 3 hours of sleep max every night. I'm tired when I try to sleep but get a rush of panic and energy when I lay down for a bit. The sleep I do get is marred with...
    bunnyXbunny bunnyXbunny 26-30, M Apr 2

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    Last night was the wierdest dream I have ever had in my entire life. I was a Russian slave merchant and I was ordered to sell slaves in what I believe was the Philippines. I spoke...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    I had a dream last night about the guy I like. I was sitting in a white room with a blue bed (maybe a hotel room) when my crush suddenly came running into the room gasping for...
    Hippodippo257 Hippodippo257 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    It's not that I can't sleep, I'm scared to sleep right now... I'm scared I'll have bad dreams, holy crap, how does 1 person take such an effect on you... I'm scared of feeling the...
    Catho Catho 18-21, F Apr 3

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    This is a broad topic, but its definitely worth knowing when we sleep we tend to dream in three forms: visions, dreams, or the subconscious mind visualization. Now its hard to...
    RestlessFlame RestlessFlame 18-21, F Apr 13

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    My dream is i'm wearing military clothing in a desert shooting at people as they run across the desert , in my dream i see camels and can feel the heat like i'm actually there and...
    Twinsdaddy Twinsdaddy 36-40 Mar 28

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    If you get no reply then I apologise because there is a high possibility that I have gone sleep
    philex2014 philex2014 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    I hate it when people say sleeping with sirens suck but to my honest opinion I think there amazing
    jajjimenez jajjimenez 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

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    Ah it's 2 AM. I really want to sleep, but I have internet access :c
    supernerd22 supernerd22 16-17, M 4 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    When I'm sleepy I feel like I drank two cases of beer literally and I hate it,actually I kinda hate sleeping altogether but I do love dreaming,some of my dreams are pretty awesome...
    DepressedAngell DepressedAngell 18-21, F Mar 27

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    I just thought that I would share my LDR story, to maybe inspire those on here in a LDR to keep pushing on, my name is Ashley, I am 23 years old, and I live in Kentucky, and my...
    AshAshyAshley AshAshyAshley 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 4

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    Chapter77 Experience of Jibankrishna’s realizations 349). 9th April, 1979. Monday. Early morning dream: I saw the house of Indranath Mukherjee, a devotee situated...
    Dipakda Dipakda 66-70, M Apr 10

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    I have dreamt of my ex- best friend again. This time I was standing from a distance looking at him and he looked angry, he was frowning! Mumbling too. he was wearing a suit, the...
    songlover80 songlover80 31-35, F Apr 13

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    I've been pondering over my marital situation a lot. My ‚ husband' and I are not by any definition of the word a couple - what we've got is an amicable family partnering...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I just had the strangest dream. I dreamt that I was stuck in another dream. I was sent back to my past where bad things happened to me. I wanted to go back to my time. I kept...
    AndrogynousBeauty AndrogynousBeauty 22-25 Mar 29

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    So most of my dreams are as real as life. And I had a dream that I was helping clean up a natural disaster as a first responder. I was watching another first responder deal with...
    onyxdoll onyxdoll 22-25, F Apr 9

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