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I Sleep So I Can Dream

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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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    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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    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'm trying to graduate high school, even tho I finished college....it is a crazy reoccurring dream. another one is, when I'm trying to call someone, I keep messing up dialing the...
    morganza504 morganza504 36-40 23 mins ago

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    I just want to lay in his arms and feel his fragile heart beat against mine while I smell his body and just close my eyes and get high off of the feeling I have when I'm in his...
    NatalieMarie521 NatalieMarie521 26-30, F 28 mins ago

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    Where I wake up in the house that I grew up in and my entire family is encased in this weird fungus like substance. They don't yell even though they seem in pain and they don't...
    Jaicoal Jaicoal 26-30, M 1 hr ago

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    Where I wake up in the house that I grew up in and my entire family is encased in this weird fungus like substance. They don't yell even though they seem in pain and they don't...
    Jaicoal Jaicoal 26-30, M 1 hr ago

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    why is this a group ?does anyone really care about this ? if they do, Why do they? if you can't get up in the middle of the night and step out into the woods to take a leak,for the...
    thebustierthebetter thebustierthebetter 46-50, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Had totally disturbing dystopian dream involving race, letterpress, transgender, education, chaos, power gone wrong, mob mentality, supernatural...and it was a bit too steampunkish...
    Etheros Etheros 46-50, F 3 hrs ago

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    Lucid dreaming And individual capable of controlling their dreams. They say it's best if you record down your dreams. And you have to realize reality vs dreaming. So like...
    blahblahblahxoxo blahblahblahxoxo 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I get the whole shadowy figure, fear of death etc. but on the odd occasion when it occurs I see some weird stuff which really throws me off. So I suddenly woke up, unable to move...
    Vodor Vodor 31-35, M 5 hrs ago

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    I thought I had it all worked out. Everything seems to go great. Yet I can't sleep at night. I feel so bad. I've dealt with depression before and I thought that I had moved past it...
    canudos canudos 22-25, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I have been wanting to be a professional boxer for years now but things keep getting in my way. Whether it's work, my planter fasciitis, or the sprained ankle I have now. I am...
    Cheesay Cheesay 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    It is not easy for me to sleep in general. I get entirely too many random thoughts racing through my mind and its difficult for me to "chill out" and fall asleep. I take medication...
    IcyLemonLime IcyLemonLime 36-40, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Without your presence in life is very difficult to sustain, whenever your thoughts invade I get an uncanny feeling of uneasiness, to chain the extreme restlessness its too...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 8 hrs ago

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    I just dont know how to feel anymore. I dont know if I should just let go of it all. I just cant stand it. What would you do if you cant stand the family of the person you love?
    timetravellers99 timetravellers99 22-25, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    My Sheltie sleeps with me at night. She is so sweet, and my little princess...but she wakes me up too early!
    NudiSuzie2 NudiSuzie2 13-15, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I use to have a bullmastiff American bull dog she was less then a year old and when she say next to me while I would stand there she came up to my bell button her head was bigger...
    Eloradanan98 Eloradanan98 16-17, F 9 hrs ago

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    I had a dream my son was the antichrist lol. oh man.
    birdhippie birdhippie 18-21, F 6 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I dreamed I stole a friends car to go watch the new Star wars, tbf it was justified.
    JakH20 JakH20 18-21, M 14 hrs ago

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    My eyes are open, my body is tired. I want to sleep but I just can't and I have to be at work at 9am and its already 249am... ugh!!!! -_-
    SkateBoardz SkateBoardz 18-21, T 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    My son has had a drug problem for years now. Rehab after rehab and years of stealing from me. I always believed he would change. Tonight he stole a family friends truck. It has...
    bigpapapill bigpapapill 41-45, M 10 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I can control my dreams and have architect control over the setting plots and people. but only when I know I'm dreaming
    monkeyl1v3r monkeyl1v3r 36-40, M 16 hrs ago

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    I'm starting to come around to the thought that everything in dreams can and does have a speculative 'meaning' not always a truth but in the sense of we dream what we know - I...
    SoberingBabySteps SoberingBabySteps 31-35, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I had the same recurring dream for many years as a child. I haven't had it now for quite a while but I have been thinking about it a lot. In my dream, I am in my mom's car in a...
    audhumla audhumla 22-25, F 18 hrs ago

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    Here is what happens to me when I try to sleep. We'll get one thing out of the way, my mind just started associating night sleep with death once my mom died. Now with that out of...
    Shamandora Shamandora 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Had it last night. I've been experiencing it since I was 11. I'm 15 now and have had it a total of 10 times throughout the these four years. I'll tell you about the three most...
    AnonymousJSS AnonymousJSS 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I slept for 2 1/2 hours but it felt like I didn't sleep at all. I knew I was sleeping because I had dreams and I can remember it clearly. I dreamed about going for a trip to LA...
    sarasakun sarasakun 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I believe dreams have meaning but I'm confused as to what last night's dream is trying to say. In my dream, I was the state I was before sleeping; thinking about talking to this...
    LionPrincess03 LionPrincess03 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    So i had the vivid dream whole bunch spiders hanging over my bed on their webs at first I was startled but they didn't move. So I went back to bed I was already sleeping strangest...
    Msflaz29 Msflaz29 26-30, F Aug 21

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    So.... The weirdest thing just happened... I was in a deep sleep... I don't think I was dreaming.... If I was I don't remember anything. And all of a sudden I felt someone just run...
    Lolalove23 Lolalove23 26-30, F 6 Responses Aug 21

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    So.... The weirdest thing just happened... I was in a deep sleep... I don't think I was dreaming.... If I was I don't remember anything. And all of a sudden I felt someone just run...
    Lolalove23 Lolalove23 26-30, F Aug 21

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    I am terrified of my sleepwalking. Terrified. I started doing it around 5 years old. My parents were told repeatedly, "She'll grow out of it." I am now nearing my mid 20s and it...
    BITTERandNAIVE BITTERandNAIVE 22-25, F Aug 20

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    My ex broke up with me about 5 weeks ago. For the past 3 weeks I have woken up dreaming about her. Each time it has happened early in the morning 6-630am. And always on a day off...
    ScottyB3389 ScottyB3389 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 20

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    My ex broke up with me about 5 weeks ago. For the past 3 weeks I have woken up dreaming about her. Each time it has happened early in the morning 6-630am. And always on a day off...
    ScottyB3389 ScottyB3389 51-55, M Aug 20

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    My ex broke up with me about 5 weeks ago. For the past 3 weeks I have woken up dreaming about her. Each time it has happened early in the morning 6-630am. And always on a day off...
    ScottyB3389 ScottyB3389 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I don't recall every one but I recall how many I have per week and it is between 9-12. When I wake up from sleeping overnight, I sometimes go back to sleep again for an hour or so...
    CelticBoxingGuy CelticBoxingGuy 41-45, M Aug 19

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    Last night I dreamt that my father died. I've always had extremely vivid dreams and fortunately been blessed with the ability to lucid dream (which can have its positive and...
    scarletthaze scarletthaze 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I'm not one for the 'Furry' fandom, I admit, and anthropomorphic animals didn't really hold all the much appeal to me... Then I read this graphic novel series, and its pretty much...
    FluttershyLabeouf FluttershyLabeouf 18-21, M Aug 18

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    I fall asleep very quickly and frequently start to dream immediately. I have confirmed this during day time sleep as, when I am going to have a nap, I check the time just before...
    aspects4u aspects4u 70+, M Aug 18

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