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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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    Dreams

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

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    It's one of those nights, when I go sleep thinking about you, when I have "those dreams guys have". In those dreams you're there, lying next to me, and I say: "You know. One of...
    jafetgx jafetgx 26-30, M 22 hrs ago

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    dreams that evaporate with the rising sun. those moments in time, snatched between sleep and waking. the dream where i could hold you. where i did not feel the weight of my many...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    I apologize for the long bible I wrote here haha. I just need to write it all down somewhere. So.. most of my life and my childhood, I had no parents or family, like a lot another...
    ninacu ninacu 18-21, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Dreams are basically your subconscious mind testing your reaction to an environment. It enables you to learn new things even when your sleeping. Bacall dreams are to give you...
    GZPJ GZPJ 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    (Lengthy post but I had to vent) I truly feel that I would be better off dead. I honestly wish I could go to sleep one night and just die in my sleep. I know men are supposed to...
    Jason947 Jason947 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I had a dream that I was with my sister in the living room and me and my sister could see my dead cousin's spirit (Jasmine she died from cancer). I told her I could feel her...
    dhaith dhaith 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    Damn it... an hour of sleep??? Really??? Those dreams have GOT TO stop!!!
    LoneSouls LoneSouls 31-35, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Suffering from really disturbing nightmares of late, wish I could sleep & not dream at all...
    selina1986 selina1986 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Dreamt there was 2 sides to Krishna, one was where he did bad things, and the other was where he did great things. Been watching a lot of it and it's at a part where he's stealing...
    Deafning Deafning 36-40, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have a lot of weird dreams, but I made very confusing nightmares sometimes about T-rex skeletons. Once I dreamt I went out of school and entered in a drugstore where there were...
    JuPond JuPond 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    When you have a super cute dream and you clearly remember everything that happened and it just puts you in a great mood for the rest of the day. UGH. This is why I love sleeping.
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F a week ago

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    I live alone in a small apartment in Nevada. Last night I had one of the worst experiences I've ever had with sleep paralysis. I've experienced SP before and it's nothing new to me...
    ChloeRivers ChloeRivers 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    I can't wait to sleep tonight. And just forget about the day and dream.
    Sim90 Sim90 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    another long ,cold, sad, lonely night without you. i dream if falling asleep listening to your heart beat. laying in your arms my head on your chest. feeling your breath go thru my...
    moongoddess35 moongoddess35 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    Lately I don't sleep too well. My sleeping pattern is whack- I've always preferred the night but lately I am becoming a true nocturnal person. There are days I am up till 5am and...
    js246 js246 22-25, F Jan 27

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    Hello everyone I hope someone can help me I been dreaming about my father for the last 2 weeks that he was alive and died on me all over again I been waking up out of my sleep...
    Vickie355 Vickie355 36-40 2 Responses Jan 27

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    Sleep paralysis is something I seriously suffer with and I don't know why it started. I am 16 years old and was diagnosed with depression and put on medication. Randomly I would...
    StephlyBoz StephlyBoz 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    I just woke up. My dreams are so real, real life seems like a bad dream sometimes, a dream. Hope I goto sleep sometime soon and wake up into my real life.
    YokoOnosVision YokoOnosVision 36-40, M Jan 25

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    So I kind got the whole Lucid dreaming thing down, because I can manage to at least lucid dream 3-4 times a week, but everytime I do lucid dream, and before I wake up I see the...
    narroyo7 narroyo7 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 24

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    I can't stop thinking about you. My craving for you has become double fold! You’re on my mind from the time I wake up to the time I go to sleep. Today, I felt you, in my most...
    jan25 jan25 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    Do you also sometimes have that you go to sleep and sleep for like 10-12 hours but in your dream you have spent 3 days, and when you wake up it feels so weird cuz you think its...
    Adeadmanwalking Adeadmanwalking 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 24

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    Sleep Laying here as I fall asleep, I notice the pace of your breathing. It's a soothing melody, I can hear with my ears, and feel with my heart. Even on the nights we must be...
    AngeleyesUponU AngeleyesUponU 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    If you want to experience vivid dreams, do this: 1. Wait until the time in afternoon when you get sleepy. 2. Drink some coffee (when it kicks in it should wake you up) 3. Take a...
    bender898989 bender898989 26-30, M Jan 23

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    I can't sleep. I'm stressed and anxious; worried about finances and the state of my marriage... And then there's my husband, snoring beside me. He's sleeping peacefully because...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 23

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    so frustrating! last night I woke up 3 times, ruining an amazing dream about her. each time I rolled back over to sleep, the dream started from the beginning, not exactly the...
    MstrMatt77 MstrMatt77 36-40, M Jan 22

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    I need my room to be dark (like pitch black) and silence. I don't mind hearing a fan on but I can't stand it when someone sleeps with music on or a tv on. With music or a tv on the...
    Hoodpierced Hoodpierced 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 22

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    Warm covers, soft pillows, dreams with no boundaries... Sometimes I wake up and can't wait 'til it's time to go to sleep again.
    azurerush azurerush 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 19

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    I'm going to try not to get too detailed as it's already past 1 in the morning and I have to get up early for school! (I just HAD to stay up late and cook a healthy lunch and...
    cherryxblossom cherryxblossom 26-30, F Jan 19

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    Okay so I don't remember my dreams until I hear something about them. So my first experience happened when I was six and it was about my God mother dying, the next morning I wake...
    Brittany1113 Brittany1113 16-17, F Jan 18

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    All these thoughts (refer to previous posts) are really starting to consume me, as much as I don't want them to but its taken over me. Fate keeps telling me that my time is not far...
    32forever2016 32forever2016 31-35, M 3 Responses Jan 18

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    I was looking at ghost stories online in my dream one came out of the screen and killed me. I think I'm haunted. I'm scared to sleep alone now. now I'm scared of the dark
    soccergamerbv soccergamerbv 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    I was having a fun, silly dream about stopping a supervillain, and then I suddenly "woke" out of it, but I'm not sure I was fully awake at all. I realized I was experiencing a form...
    Hush92 Hush92 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    1:22am now, feeling lazy, I should have slept 2hours ago, but here am I posting the last story for the day. It doesn't matter what I wear to sleep, as long as it provides comfort...
    iiTetraLoh iiTetraLoh 18-21, F Jan 17

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    Last night I had a strange dream, or maybe it wasn't a dream...It began with my husband and I and we were being put in these different experiences, maybe tests? One was a...
    delamar84 delamar84 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    This is my experience but I just want to get somebody's input I guess... But anyway this happened a while ago, I use to babysit my neighbours children overnight. So 1 night we all...
    xdemx xdemx 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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    The following message is a dream I told my friend about the morning after she died. I didn't know she was gone yet so I sent her it. bruh I had the weirdest dream last night...
    snowballcupcake snowballcupcake 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    dreams are not those that you watch while you sleep..... dreams are those that do not let you sleep...
    anstein anstein 18-21, F Jan 15

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