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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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    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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    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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    During my sleep I dream about my ex. and I am currently in a relationship. In my dream its me, three of my friends and my ex, Carsen. We are all in a single room with one bed and a...
    MyDreamsAreAboutCarsen MyDreamsAreAboutCarsen 16-17, F Sep 22

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    i dont dream since am child idk y maybe cause i dont sleep well i admit i hate that i wish i can dream every day good dream i have alot of bad dream before
    Outsider92 Outsider92 22-25, M Sep 23

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    So I could enjoy the quiet nights. I like sleep, Especially dreaming, but I if only it was something I wanted to do.
    JustBeingMeInCA JustBeingMeInCA 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I love dreaming! I've been able to control what I dream about and it is perfect :) I usually try to get a nap in at random times so I can dream or I'll go to bed early so the dream...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 12

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    The pain I'm going through is unbearable, I dont know if its period pains or just cramps and it has been going on for sometimes now.....I dont really want to cry anymore Its not...
    MissLouw MissLouw 18-21, F Sep 9

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    That the sky is so much beautiful at night? I mean, look at the stars they kind of just take your breath away, don't it? I remember a few days ago I was having a Horrible day and I...
    Owlshirt Owlshirt 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 6

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    Positives are tiny. But there. Friday. Fed. Clothed involuntarily for freedom. Not bitten by bad snake. Place to sleep. Can walk. And talk. And hear...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 5

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    I don't remember all of it because it faded away just as I woke up, just as reality "said" hi, in a new but old way. I am standing in the hall anxious to get outside, and I see my...
    coffeeboy17 coffeeboy17 26-30, M 1 hr ago

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    I feel so worthless.... I can't sleep at night which means I have to work later in the day... Working later in the day means I'm not off until late.... By that point my girlfriend...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 20 mins ago

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    I am so tired of being exhausted all the time. I feel mentally heavy and am dragging myself around. -Sleep disorders 👌
    AnxietyDepressionExhausted AnxietyDepressionExhausted 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I get so caught up in feeling like I have no purpose and dream up things to pass the days but yesterday I borrowed my friend's violin and started teaching myself how to...
    NeonMist NeonMist 18-21, F 5 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Sweet Dreams? Sarahbella’s story about her bad dreams (http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Feel-Like-My-Dreams-Are-Telling-Me-Something/4781103#reply_5943032) got me...
    bethturner bethturner 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 18

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    I started experiencing sleep paralysis since I was 7years old. I could still remember that day, I was lying on my bed and my mom is sister are chatting. The next thing I know I can...
    wisdomdelight wisdomdelight 22-25 1 Response Sep 8

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    "THE MUD HOLE - The Story of a Premonition" Thursday evening to Friday morning, 1st November 2013 (after Halloween) I woke up, after a disturbing dream. In my dream, there was...
    TNTandCHOCOLATE TNTandCHOCOLATE 31-35 Sep 20

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    I used to have sleep paralysis a lot when I was younger, around 14 or 15, but it hasn't happened much since I got married. Sometimes I started to wonder if it ever happened, or if...
    Leannaix Leannaix 18-21, F Sep 6

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    About 12 years ago I was in a serious car accident. Since then, i only dream on average once a month to once every couple months. When i do dream, its very vivid and on occasion, i...
    Draekz Draekz 31-35, M Sep 13

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    When I was little I was physically, verbally, and sexually abused. I try to move past my past but it seems nearly impossible. I don't sleep at night, I have picked up some nasty...
    tinyec96 tinyec96 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Thank GOD I don't do drugs, or my dreams would be even weirder D: I don't even know where to begin on explaining what goes on in my head, so I won't even bother... acid trippy...
    YuriXWolfram86 YuriXWolfram86 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 4

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    Every time I sleep I have the same dream continued.. It starts in a place where there is a very long endless road and on the sides are broken houses, buildings, and trees etc...and...
    findme12345 findme12345 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 2

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    Hello everyone. I just woke from a terrible dream. I dreamt that I was attacked by a sweater on a hanger. lol. Yeah, I know, it sounds silly. My dream begins with my home. I was...
    Becks8806 Becks8806 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 5

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    I've been having a strange recurring series of dreams for the better part of the last year that take place in, what I'll describe here for lack of a better term, "incorporeal world...
    lcz415 lcz415 26-30 Sep 20

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    So some people believe dreams can tell what's going to happen in the future and some don't believe in that. But something we all have to agree is that dreams are things that are...
    Amusec Amusec 22-25, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    Destruction of previous individual austerity 286) 24th December, 1977, Thursday . Place : Makardah. Early morning dream: One unknown boy came to me with a message...
    Dipakda Dipakda 70+, M Sep 2

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    For about the past 6 or 7 months I have dreams of an apocalypse, doomsday senario. There is no God. The main one I experience is nuclear attacks. I've become so good in my dreams...
    jadeykush jadeykush 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    "I Don't Want To Miss A Thing" I could stay awake just to hear you breathing Watch you smile while you are sleeping While you're far away and dreaming I could spend my life in...
    zoiera zoiera 26-30, F Sep 11

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    Last night I woke sleep talking "go away you always spoil everything." I had a series of especially strange dreams that I can't always piece together but this is what I remember...
    AngelofPink AngelofPink 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 12

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    I can't sleep I found out so horrible stuff and I can't sleep :,( . And I haven't eaten since Wednesday night which is bad for a pregnant lady I'm not hungry I'm not sleep I'm just...
    Amerson20 Amerson20 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 5

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    This isn't a dream, but for the last two nights I've been doing stuff in my sleep. I don't know why or what could have caused it, but the first morning I woke up to one of my two...
    graveyardghosty graveyardghosty 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    I hate it when I can't fall asleep when I want too, but then I fall asleep when I don't want too. And even when I do sleep it's a broken sleep or it's a restless sleep. I wish I...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    It is believed by some that during sleep paralysis, a person is more receptive to spiritual activity. How someone could definitively know what they saw wasn't only a dream, I am...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    A month ago i told myself i'll keep the thought of love out of my head.. That im over it.. I was able to do it for a couple of weeks. But the thing is i decided to do that to...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    After a couple of paralyzed dreams, I sort of got used to it and didn't freak out as much. However, I dreamt like that again during that month, except this one time in particular...
    rednu3 rednu3 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 8

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    I'll try to keep this as brief as possible which isn't easy for me.. From about the age of 27 I had a recurring? dream of a house on the sea front at St Annes in Lancashire. A big...
    notext notext 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 12

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    I miss you so much most nights I can't breathe. The weirdest things make me cry. A song. A T-shirt. I see a face in a crowd and for a second it's yours before morphing into a...
    crookedteethteen crookedteethteen 13-15, F Sep 13

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    Why is that? I feel like maybe because I think about him too much that's why he appears in my dreams. It's really creepy that he appears in my dreams because it freaks me out like...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    There was this party I went to at a bed and breakfast in NY right by the Hudson River. So beautiful. The food was amazing and the beds oh my god I was sleeping on a cloud. I wish...
    86reality 86reality 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 24

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    Im in our house.. In our living room and my friends/classmates r staying overnight.. Wer all in the living room ready to sleep.. Theres this tree beside the house.. The house hav...
    Chiscuit Chiscuit 26-30, F Sep 9

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    I had a dream last night that my ex came to my city to visit me (we were in a long distance relationship). He came with his younger brother ( whom I got along with very well with...
    MissTyga MissTyga 18-21, F Sep 21

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    I keep having dreams where im pregnant and i have a baby with my boyfriend. And the wierd thing is im extremely happy about it. And so is my family! These dreams i have are...
    Rachelmtate Rachelmtate 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I dreampt of Her last night. I woke up in the middle of the night strangely depressed for no particular reason. I found a picture of her and it comforted me. When I went back to...
    JetsFlyHI916 JetsFlyHI916 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 15

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    I know other people have had similar experiences, but I'm dying to find her. I've searched every face in the crowd and traffic my entire life. I have been dreaming about the same...
    mikane mikane 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 5

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    Jesus Christ... I'm scared and I'm not having fun... I'm suffering immensely and I'm scared of life. It's 3am.. I think something terrible is happening and I don't know what to do...
    Anonimaninja Anonimaninja 22-25, F Sep 9

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    Dreams are spiritual. They can predict the future, help you solve problems, give you answers to questions and more. It's not just "the brain creating random things" as some people...
    prince35xxx prince35xxx 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 15

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