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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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    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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    Some Spell

    I got out of bed early and watched rage on the tv and fell asleep but I was dreaming of a ghost of a great lover or at least a man I did love greatly .... came to me and held my hand and kissed my lips I ended up in a large old museum with huge bodies of relics and jurasic...
    IceEntice IceEntice 36-40, F Jan 5, 2013

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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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    The other night dear, as I lay sleeping, I dreamt I held you in my arms... When I awoke, dear, I was mistaken... so I hung my head, and I cried~
    EmptySmokeClouds EmptySmokeClouds 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    sleeping is the only time I'm calm. in another place. relaxing and dreaming about things. sometimes I have weird or bad dreams but the moment I have good dreams I don't wanna wake...
    jenniebaez1992 jenniebaez1992 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 4

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    Sleeping is a like breath of fresh air. Sleep can keep you energized. Sleep is like you are in a present dream that you don't want to wake up from.
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    I love to sleep, not just to get away from this chaotic world, but because I can dream and think of my boyfriend. Love you baby <3 :)
    moonskull moonskull 16-17, F Feb 10

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    Tonight my dog fell asleep quickly inside the room and I watched him sleep. However after 15 min he was whining and whimpering not because of pain but of a bad dream. After another...
    thelittlemonster thelittlemonster 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    Didn't sleep well again. Weird dreams and cold weather. I feel so exhausted I want to sleep but I can't it's like this disease in my head won't let me close my eyes and rest. I...
    LoathsomeBear LoathsomeBear 31-35, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    This whole week has been weird. I had dream where I met this guy and we liked but then he went to jail. Better yet he never went to jail, he was an inmate. Then the other dream...
    Brogann Brogann 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    Someone posted the question "what do girls do at sleep overs?" And that reminded me of my first sleepover ever. I was probably fairly old for a first sleepover but I had always...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 1 hr ago

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    I got everything sorted out yesterday, and after looking twice at that guy's photo when he was a baby, I finally realized something, that most people are making me avoid...
    DawnSahour DawnSahour 26-30, F 23 hrs ago

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    I can't say I'm really scared of flying. It's crashing I'm afraid of. I've flown before and I'm fine doing it. But that thought is always there. What if... I just remembered the...
    LifeIsBeatingMe LifeIsBeatingMe 26-30, M 3 hrs ago

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    I can't sleep really. Have to try. Even tho I'll probably get no where, but looking at the back of my eye lids. They say when you can't sleep it means you're stuck in somebody else...
    Kittykriket Kittykriket 18-21 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    Lucid dreaming is amazing! I love being aware of what's happening, and I love when I have special abilities. But my default ability seems to be telekinesis. Even if I have the...
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T 6 hrs ago

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    If It is 5;25am And you still can't sleep. .and you can't even deal. You Still Can't sit with yourself. And your heart is weak...
    thebeautifulprincess thebeautifulprincess 18-21, F 17 hrs ago

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    So, I had this really weird dream today. Almost everyone who has had an impact on my life was in it. Nothing too extraordinary happened, but an ex from high school and I kissed in...
    Xplictt Xplictt 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    I have vivid real life dreams so much that I can't even tell when I'm dreaming anymore. As soon as I lay down I can imagine something and then my dreams will start. Once I was...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I've been awake for almost 3 days. I can't sleep! >_<
    annoyingbitch annoyingbitch 18-21, F 8 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I dream a dream. This dream last night ( 30th Jan 2015) was so vivid, it made me angry to wake up . I tried to go back to sleep , but I knew I would mint get back to where I left...
    JohnCrighton JohnCrighton 51-55, M Feb 1

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    technically, we all get sleep paralysis as aoon as we cycle back to stage 1 sleep (REM sleep). we cycle through all the stages of sleep in no specific order, numerous times...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M Feb 7

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    So I was getting these crazy dreams lately, people appearing in my room. Really clear dreams where i can follow the story. dreams help me process a lot of stuff. The only problem i...
    makaakje makaakje 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    i swear i dream about the same thing every night out of nowhere.... its about my grandma dying....its weird but she is getting a heart transplant soon....i hope my dream isnt...
    kissmebabe15 kissmebabe15 13-15, F 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I dreamt last night that I had split-personality disorder. One side of me was normal, and the other side was a serial killer. My family found out about it and tried to hide what I...
    Kenzie143 Kenzie143 16-17, F 13 hrs ago

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    If I fell asleep right now, I'd get three hours and forty minutes of sleep before I have to get up for work. I'm tempted to just stay up. I only have to work for five hours...
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M 23 hrs ago

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    I cant sleep, I miss human contact. Its our anniversary today and we haven't even kissed.
    alicerice alicerice 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    between school assignments and my boss expecting me too be perfect I'm just so physically drained....but here I am, my mind wide awake and unable to sleep
    Comeflywithme23 Comeflywithme23 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I was reading about lucid dreaming last night, and I thought it was really interesting. So I went to sleep thinking about lucid dreaming, and in my dream, I was with my classmates...
    LopsidedLollipop LopsidedLollipop 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    I have reoccurring nightmare where I am in a situation where everyone is against me, or where I have to escape from people or beings that are after me. In my dreams, when I get...
    xoxomaya93 xoxomaya93 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Does anyone know a website or two that can help me decipher things in my dreams? I have had reaccuring dreams since I was three or four. I used to sleep walk in these dreams...
    bubblebobble83 bubblebobble83 31-35, F Feb 6

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    Things have been difficult for me over the years. College is not working out for me. It just isn't worth my time and money. Job searching is tiresome and, lets face it, extremely...
    DreamCloud17 DreamCloud17 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    Since my anaesthetic several days ago, my brain has been going crazy especially when I sleep. I have so many dreams in a night, but this one was a special one when I had a nap. I...
    uggh uggh 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    so this is all in third person view like an out of body experience. ok so Im in my room sleeping in my bed the bed is in the center of the room, on the right side the bed has like...
    ea91702 ea91702 22-25, M Feb 14

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    This has happened to me multiple times now. Today was the first time in about 2 years - they don't happen too regularly thank god. So I think this started when I was a child, or...
    kvdm kvdm 26-30, F Jan 29

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    A few years ago i found out that my Gf at the time had been with sleeping with two other guys. I was shocked at first and a little hurt. Later i found it a huge turn on. I never...
    greenbouy greenbouy 46-50, M 15 hrs ago

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    Ok. You don't want to know. I hardly sleep! It takes me hours to actually go to sleep. I have my phone by my bed and when I wake up I look at the time. It's at most every hour...
    DanielleHaf DanielleHaf 13-15, F 11 hrs ago

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    I want to sleep...but I have a toddler who took a late nap...now I wait. I don't remember whats it's like to sleep on demand 😴
    PChan33 PChan33 31-35, F 2 hrs ago

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    You notice I never gave up on you even though all you care about is yourself. I know it’s all about you, other people's thoughts and emotions don’t matter to you, right? Why...
    Johnviolinist823 Johnviolinist823 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 2

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    This so called sleep paralysis, is what the doctors and scientists say because they them selfs don't know what it is. And they say its all got to do with so called rem sleep? And...
    ashleymendes55 ashleymendes55 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    There are many things I love in this world. One of them has to be sleeping. Sleeping is an action that takes me into another world. A world that can often be devoid of real...
    JumpingTomatoes JumpingTomatoes 16-17 Feb 3

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    I dreamt that was having an affair with my sister's husband and she's quite okay with it. Also, it turns out my sister's husband was also having an affair with some other woman i...
    itcheru itcheru 22-25, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Every day I wake up and have a song in my head that I had in my dream. My husband ask what is song of the day. The songs exist I search them on youtube but they are...
    bluerapturephotography bluerapturephotography 36-40, F 14 hrs ago

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    I had a dream where I couldn't control my body, Do I just walked onto a train track, stopped in the middle, and got ran over
    WannabeGirl1999 WannabeGirl1999 13-15, T 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    A guy I used to talk to in H.S was chasing after me after I stopped he ask for my number with a 2004 cell phone. I said yes, he was short and I usually don't go for guys shorter...
    L1aW L1aW 18-21, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I never dreamed in black and white before, but it might be cool.
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T 1 Response 6 hrs ago