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I Wish I Could Choose What To Dream About Before I Go To Bed

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    There's something like

    that called Lucid Dreaming. I don't know how to do that but since I sleep 18 hours a day I would love to just decide what to dream about
    xabiana xabiana 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Still Working On It

    I'm still working on this. I've always wanted to experience lucid dreaming. I find the whole concept to be pretty amazing. I've read quiet a few books on it, and even tried keeping a dream journal, looking for the dream signs, taking all the necessary steps to induce one. It just...
    lacedup77 lacedup77 26-30, M Jun 20, 2012

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    Nightmares

    I have been having so much trouble sleeping lately, weird nightmares that just feel so real and leave me shaky in the morning. Bizzare places and people I have never seen or heard of, kids being kidnapped, the world ending in war, me dying during child birth and lots of other...
    katarzyna82 katarzyna82 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 1, 2013

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    You Would Be The Star!

    Of every dream i had; always there, always important if not central in the dream, always beautiful, always sexy, and always mine.  No matter where the dream takes place, and no matter what the plot, in my dreams it will be you and me, together through everything.  No...
    headstrongheart headstrongheart 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 30, 2010

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    I Have Tried To Control My Dreams

    by telling myself what I would like to dream about and, you know what, for two or three days some weeks ago, it actually worked! Usually, it's the same old worries cropping up all the time, recurring faces.....
    mizzen123 mizzen123 46-50, M 7 Responses Jun 14, 2010

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    Dream B4

    Only if it was possible ... We would all be on top of the world.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Sep 28, 2011

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    So I can relive every sexual dream I've ever

    had... they always ended well, but I never finished!!! LMFAO!!!
    KingMarcray37 KingMarcray37 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 21

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    I Could When I Was A Teenager, It Was Great

    Does everyone love dreams where you are flying?  I do.  I can't believe it when I wake up and realize I can't really do that.  dreams can feel so real.  I could tell myself a little story and then dream all about it.  I don't know if it's connected, but...
    lefteyeomine lefteyeomine 36-40, F Mar 29, 2010

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    its called wake induced lucid dreaming,

    research it everyone :) its very possible. i do it almost every night nowdays :)
    Mineman214 Mineman214 18-21, M Apr 28, 2014

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    Glad I Chose You ...!!!

    I saw you across a crowded room. Among all the others that were there, The lights seemed to shine down on you alone. I knew then I had to have you for my own. Willingly, you came with me to my home. From the car, I carried you and threw open the door. Looking...
    smartlove007 smartlove007 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 25, 2013

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    Because if I could I wouldn't have had this

    dream last night. I was at a lake house, somewhere out in the middle of no where. It was storming, my children were gathered by the window watching and counting how long between the thunder and the lightning when they noticed a car stopped on the other side of the road in front...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    The Dream Buffet

    I've feel this way ever since I was a kid- wishing that I could choose my dreams (at least the general topic) before I fall asleep. There have been some occasions where lucid dreaming is possible but for whatever the reason it just isn't quite as good as picking the topic first...
    Linxer Linxer 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 4, 2010

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    Everyday I dream about you,

    but I don't want to. I want to forget about you! But it's kind of hard to when I get sudden reminders of you. Can someone please help me? How do I get my ex out of my dreams? I need to let go of him and let him remain a memory.
    kelsey9317 kelsey9317 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 13, 2014

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    Oh wow! That would be

    so cool! I had researched (vaguely), "Dream Control". With proper and simple instructions, and a must, a dream diary.( again instructions of how to keep a dream diary), then in time and practise it Is possible to have some basic freedom of will in your dream world . Most often...
    Sandalfoot Sandalfoot 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 28, 2014

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    Wouldn't that be fun!

    Not sure I'd want to wake up!!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Sep 25, 2014

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    Want Her In My Dreams

    If i choose my dream then every night before sleep i chose her to see in my dream i often saw her in my dream but i always want to saw her in my all dreams cuz she is very far away from me so there is only way (my dreams) where i spend my time with her talk to her.In the day...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 11, 2010

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    **nervous Giggles**

    HEHEHEHE it would be kinda cool but I tell my girlfriend when I have naughty dreams.... So I would be telling her A LOT of stories!!!! **he giggles and blushes so bad**
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 26-30, M 15 Responses Feb 7, 2011

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    My dreams are straight out weird

    and confusing. Sometimes they even scare me. I haven't had a good dream in a long time and I long for one.
    CriminalMinds14 CriminalMinds14 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 13, 2014

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    Hopefully I don't dream about him again tonight.

    . #wishfulthinking #iwantagoodnightsleep
    krmdr krmdr 18-21, F 1 Response May 19

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    Me Too!

    Thanks for the new group 2Emotional - great idea!I wish I could do this BUT the down-side, with how my life is right now, I would just want to sleep and dream all the time!!  UGH!! 
    DorothyofOz DorothyofOz 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 28, 2010

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    Wouldn't that be great?

    It would be like having my own free cinema in my head! Lie down in bed and pick some subjects to dream about! That might make me get to bed at a sensible time as well :p
    CaffeineJunky CaffeineJunky 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I know dreaming is supposed to involve the deep

    subconscious mind, but I wish I could understand it better. It would be nice if I had some control over it. Every dream I wake up remembering is normally so weird that I can't figure out why I dreamed it. The ones that are very normal almost always lead to dajavo several days...
    fourcrazyccats fourcrazyccats 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 4, 2014

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    I would dream about him most nights.

    8 hours of wonderful bliss before I return back to this dreaded nightmare called life
    krazykaylove krazykaylove 22-25, F Sep 25, 2014

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    Yeah, It Would Be Nice...

    idk how people can "think of something before they go to bed then dream of it..." i tryed, it doesnt work. so id rather choose my dream or not dream at all... i like that...is there a group for that?... *leaves*
    letmebreathe letmebreathe 18-21, F Mar 28, 2010

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    Ohh But To Dream

     Ohh I loved this group and had to join .. How great would it be to be able to pick and choose , what we wanted to see in our dreams .To be with people we cant be with in real life .. to relive our best moments, to change mistakes we have made and to rebuild any bridges we...
    softkitti softkitti 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 28, 2010

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    or even stay asleep long enough to try.

    I wake up in the middle of the night with too much on my mind and can't get back to sleep.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 2 Responses May 20

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    Nightmares

    When I was young, I had problems with nightmares frequently. They were terrifying and very real to me usually dreams of my family being murdered or taken hostage..very horrible. My Mom would always tell me to try and think of things I wanted to dream about before closing my eyes...
    LadyLindsey LadyLindsey 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 7, 2011

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    Reincarnation

    Because of a certain event I had when I was a child, I was not able to SEE my Reincarnation Dream when I was a freshman in High School. But I FELT the entire life of someone...and I just KNEW they were me... I always itch to have the dream again...I hope I can see it this time...
    Lyfin Lyfin 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 14, 2011

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    And Then Remember The Dream!

    What would I dream of?  :)  that's for me to know ;)
    wildernessgirl wildernessgirl 36-40 6 Responses Jun 29, 2010

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    It Would Be Cool

    I don't remember dreams very often, so I think it would be awesome to choose what I dream about. Of course, at this point, I'd choose to dream about my current crush. Just because I can't be with her in real life doesn't mean I can't in my dreams.
    FiveByFive303 FiveByFive303 22-25, F Jan 3, 2012

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    then your dreams would not come

    as a surprise , nor shock. Less nightmares!! Idk...
    CaseyLeCuteUn CaseyLeCuteUn 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 20, 2014

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    Mosquito Androids

    My dreams are far too random and weird.  Perhaps I watch too much sci-fi.  Last night I dreamt about political conspiracy.  All mosquitos were killed and replaced with spybot androids.  The mosquito androids sprayed a highly flammable toxin that killed...
    ichooselife ichooselife 36-40, F Feb 12, 2010

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    ..

    dont u think that it would be  great if u could dream a story u rote and see it all in ur head and then make it feel so real it makes u think ur awake wen u wake up  frm r dream or dream and dream that the person u like asked u out  and then let it realy let it...
    liz1998 liz1998 13-15, F Mar 29, 2010

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    I can always think up something nifty,

    but .... heck, the subconscious doesn't like to be told what to do *sad face*
    Annodumbaknee Annodumbaknee 36-40, M Jun 22

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    Bed

    I might get better sleep if I could.
    mailmanshadow mailmanshadow 51-55, M Apr 15, 2011

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    You Can Program Your Dreams And You Often Do

    This is for everyone in this group. You can programs your dreams and you often do. Whatever you're dwelling on, both good and bad will manifest in your dreams in various scenarios. Typically, your dreams will be connected to what you were dwelling on during the day or the last 24...
    YaOughta YaOughta 46-50 Aug 18, 2012

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    To dream a dream is to awaken your inner self.

    Your wants, your desires, your passions are given life.
    BlueEyes31 BlueEyes31 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 29, 2014

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