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Continous Dreams All Throughout Sleep!

Hello! I have been experiencing something strange regarding sleep. For years, I have been getting dreams right from the minute I sleep until when I get up, very rarely I do not get any dream I remember.

The dreams will be like a lengthy movie which lasts for several hours, but not on the same topic always. Sometimes I dream of a movie where artists will come coupled with relatives/friends. Sometimes, they feel like something natural/practical, sometimes the dreams will not be related in any way.

An even more strange thing is if I am awaken in the middle of a particular dream, I find that the same dream continues when I fall back asleep. Because of these dreams, I feel confused sometimes if a particular incident happened really or if it was in a dream!

I do not feel like I have slept or relaxed, normally other people get up with swollen eyes, or a fresh face but I hardly get such situation. I feel the reason behind this may be because I had very poor sleep in my teenage years. I used to be in my grandma's home, she used to keep the door open all through night for air, I used to feel very afraid & used to forcibly keep myself awake as best as I could & would go to sleep when she gets up @ 5 in the morning.

Even now I can sleep comfortably in the day time of course the dreams do come but I feel some relaxation. Now I am 27 yrs old & am under weight, my eyes will always have dark circles. I'll think a lot in sleep because of these dreams, so many why's & how's disturb me all through the sleep. I would be grateful if anyone can suggest a solution.

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Aug 04, 2011
I am as well
by: Anonymous

I had the same problem as well. I am afraid to talk to doctor because they might think I made up the stories or I am about to losing my mind. I had this problem since I was teenager. And still happening. Whenever I wake up, I don't feel like I slept. Always feeling tired.

Aug 11, 2011
This is serious

I think it goes without saying that proper sleep is one of the essential ingredients to living a long, happy and healthy life. It sounds like 20+ years of an early morning sleeping schedule has set your "biological clock" to follow suit. I would suggest sleeping a 15 minutes earlier each night and rising 15 minutes earlier each day. Do this gradually until your body clock has returned to a sleep schedule you desire. It will be a long and tedious process but is the best advice I have on such details. I am always available and willing to talk more on my site, listed above.


Oct 28, 2014
I'm the opposite. NEW
by: AspireingDirector

Now I am the exact opposite of that.I try to think of things I like to try to create a dream.This sometimes work but I usually don't have dreams for weeks when I do I sometimes have more like two dreams per that night.I think I'm more ready to start the day after I dream.Sometimes the multiple dreams actually have some weird connection to the previous dream. For example:I dreamed that two characters from a video game and I traded places I ended up in a small warzone in the game afterward some guy told me that his Lord[ lets call the Lord Psychic] the lords Rival [Ground] and a Snow Lord [Ice] got captured.That dream ended then a Second one happened.We where with the three from earlier in their cell. They just had a conversation about who would do something like this to them and the reson they where there.I guess it was this before the dream happened Ice killed a person he ruled under Dragon his heir wanted revenge and thus captured the three. Psychic gets really really angry at this and gets called "old" by Ice. [unintentionally]Dream Endded and Dream Began with this somehow the guy will assume Psychic's heir got a four-wheeler. That is the example I had a Pokemon Conquest obsebtion at the time.[I know its spelled wrong]

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