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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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    I have a dream.... I have many dreams..... I have made some of my dreams come true but not others. Why is that? Fear... Procrastination .... And waiting for life to happen instead...
    imjustadreamin imjustadreamin 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    Now I'm gonna sleep. Sweet dreams and good night from Iran :)
    Yaroslava Yaroslava 18-21, F Jul 9

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    Can't sleep? Can't sleep. If you wanna chat I'll likely be up.
    Devilscar Devilscar 18-21, M Jul 10

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    Love being in my own world, no one tells me that's wrong , that's right.. no this no that.. I can dream whatever I want.. no harm , not bothering anybody just get lost in my...
    Starz93 Starz93 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    Nothing a good sleep can't help or cure :)
    Anxiousgirl13 Anxiousgirl13 18-21 1 Response Jul 6

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    I have very vivid dreams sometimes. Everything down to the last detail. Even to the point where I can read the titles and authors of books, or the name of that cafè on the corner...
    PlushyCake PlushyCake 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    I'll see you tonight In the place where we meet in my dreams I'll hold you tonight Like I do every night in my dreams I can't wait for tonight Is it the same way with you, I hope...
    justalittlehuman justalittlehuman 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I have dreams about other guys... I have no idea why, I remember most of them, and I wonder if my bf has dreams of other ladies, and just doesn't tell me it's another... I've never...
    Rkfj Rkfj 18-21, F 5 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Last night I had a dream that I saw Selena Gomez. And I quickly ran toward her. I told her that I would be her guide and protector in my city because I knew she hadn't been here...
    bigbossace bigbossace 13-15, M 5 hrs ago

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    I cannot go to sleep before 1 am. I need help. It's awful. I just want to get my rest, man. 😖
    TravTru TravTru 18-21, M 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    It's about 7:30 am where I'm from and I cannot fall back asleep. I've been up for the past half an hour staring into space and thinking. I guess I better get used to little sleep...
    lildiva89 lildiva89 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    I don't sleep very good and I just really need someone to talk to while I lay here in boredom :/
    immamess61814 immamess61814 13-15, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    slept late wokeup late,I am a grad student engineering,been six months in the states....the nights get lonely and hard as I find being alone,I dont believe in love.SO nobody to...
    vintageDesi vintageDesi 22-25, M 5 hrs ago

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    How do you wake up from sleep paralysis tonight? Here are 9 ways to end it when it happens. Some tips will work for you some won't everyone is different. So try the ones you...
    JennaR JennaR 46-50, F 6 Responses Jul 15

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    Literally. I only ever sleep half an hour to an hour at a time. My restless legs keep me up often yet I can manage to sleep from eleven pm all the way to three in the afternoon...
    RyskerSein RyskerSein 18-21, M Jul 16

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    The more I talk to people, the more I hear of people who can't sleep. Insomnia seems to constantly sweep the globe and so many people have trouble sleeping, regardless of how many...
    SirCabbage SirCabbage 22-25, M Jul 20

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    I've never had lucid dreams frankly I don't even know what they are...I have all kinds of weird dreams but my dreams have changed since my husband died...I've been lucky enough to...
    dmlongobardo23 dmlongobardo23 26-30, F Jul 14

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    Hello :) I got an interesting story to share... also I have no idea what exactly happened so please help? I guess I went into some kind of combination between lucid dreaming and...
    Annaaa24 Annaaa24 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    Sometimes dreams become a reality
    RavenZach RavenZach 16-17, M 6 hrs ago

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    Goodnight, I hope everyone has good dreams!!
    Brookiecookie2000 Brookiecookie2000 13-15, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    i had a dream that i ran over a raccoon
    thaliarules18 thaliarules18 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I had a dream about a girl I'd never met before. We're inside of a store. We were talking/smiling/laughing while hugging closely. Like we were inlove with each other. Even though...
    justalittlehuman justalittlehuman 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    It's really dark and evil can't stop thinking like this
    killerinstinke killerinstinke 13-15, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    It's an odd feeling to have my career taking off while my family life is taking a dip in the slammer. Right now I am feeling a lot more overwhelmed by my family life. I feel like...
    DAE1991 DAE1991 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    If have a dream then go for it,and don't be scared:).
    ellysmelly ellysmelly 13-15, T 3 hrs ago

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    Before I woke up from sleeping off the failure to take my own life, I was at a fast food restaurant in a dream. I was standing in front of the counter looking at the menu. I saw...
    clawrist clawrist 18-21, F Jul 1

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    This was probably the most terrifying thing I've ever dreamed. It started out as any other day would, I guess. I was downstairs with my niece, Sarah, and she was talking about...
    superkitty17 superkitty17 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    I dreamt that I got married. The wedding party was great, we had a lot of fun. It actually started out at my prom. I met a handsome stranger, and then BAM! We were getting married...
    Destinyyy Destinyyy 16-17, F Jul 7

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    I've put down two so far that are connected to each other on this site. They're really very strange, though at the time I experienced them I would have sworn that they were more...
    badgerman42 badgerman42 22-25, M Jul 16

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    I can't believe it I'm 50 years old and I not only had a vivid dream it was erotic and sexual usually I get aroused a bit the reach over and try to wake the old man up for a quick...
    Organia Organia 46-50, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm always running.. Even in my sleep.. Last night I dreamt I had a dog (golden retriever) then he got lost and I found him again.. I was very scared of him but he was mine...
    ThePeach ThePeach 26-30, F Jul 16

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    I dated a girl all throughout high school. We started dating Freshman year (her sophomore year) and we dated up until she went off to college. I left her after she had been at...
    whoknows2014 whoknows2014 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    ✏️ We were in a large room. Everyone was grabbing backpacks and duffles. There were people lying on cots… they were wrapped in sheets as though swaddled. They were sick, and...
    andthislittlepiggy andthislittlepiggy 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    Today I had three distinct dreams that I can remember. I’ll describe each one in detail. In the first dream I was at my high school, but it looked nothing my actual high...
    BewareTheGonzo BewareTheGonzo 13-15 3 Responses Jul 13

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    I'm sleeping 10 hours a day BUT i think I'm not really sleeping coz when i wake up i realize that what i dreamed of is not dreams actually its already happened around me in the...
    Wasanmid Wasanmid 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I can't explain this crazy brief dream it was like I was half sleep in the early morning. I was dreaming that I was held down by a man tightly in like a cuddling position, I couldn...
    Ice26 Ice26 31-35, F Jul 14

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    When I get very sad upset hopeless suicidal I always feel like I'm just stuck in a dream and I need to wake up, expect to wake up. I feel trapped. The longer I go without sleep the...
    missmalady missmalady 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I just need to vent this out somewhere, cause there isn't really anywhere else I can. I'm currently running of 3-4 hours sleep per night, at best, because I'm really scared of...
    SuperLemon SuperLemon 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    For the past month, I've been having a recurring dream about the girl I care about dying. And it hasn't been, some days I have it, most I don't, it's reached a point where I have...
    Nix0 Nix0 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    Sometimes it astonishes me to see dreams so vividly. Aside from that, I'm also a very lucid dreamer. So you could imagine the possibilities! But there's also the negatives in lucid...
    Ryu15987 Ryu15987 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 5

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    I got tons of work to do that day. Workload and even household chores were the things I need to finish. Luckily, I'm done. Exhausted, stressed and my mind wanders. As I lay down on...
    sleria31 sleria31 22-25, F Jul 12

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    In the past 72 hours .. I had slept around 8 hours and for the last 40 hours its 0.. but still not feeling like sleepy.. The only issue I am having is, I guess my brain is not...
    satyr1007 satyr1007 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Ahhh..... Sleep... Darling, where have you been? x3
    GrumpyPig GrumpyPig 22-25, F 4 hrs ago