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I'm 14 Years Old And Afraid To Sleep Because Of Noises And Hallucianations

by Anonymous

I'm 14 years old and terrified to sleep. I get anxious the second it gets darker outside, and by the time I have to go to bed (around 10pm) I get tired as hell but can't fall asleep for a long time. I start to hallucinate and to hear and feel things. It's terrifying.

I've had problems with sleeping for years, but the hallucinating part has just started a few months ago. It's not that I can't sleep, it's just the falling asleep part. I also wake up very often throughout the night and everything just starts all over again.

I've read something about sleep terrors, but it's worse than what I experience.

I have no energy throughout the day and sometimes I almost fall asleep at school.

Last night I woke up at 2 AM and tried to go back to sleep, but I started to feel and hear things. I was awake until 7 AM (I don't know, that was the last time I checked the clock) before I almost passed out from exhaustion. I can't remember falling asleep and woke up at 10:30 AM.

It's 3:00 PM right now and I'm still exhausted.

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Sep 13, 2015
Information On Hypnagogic Hallucinations
by: Kevin


Thank you for sharing your story. You may find this article on hypnagogic hallucinations (hallucinations that occur while falling asleep) helpful.

We hope that the information is useful, and that you get a good night's rest soon!

Mar 01, 2019
Sorry to hear about your troubles
by: R Bruner

I am very sorry to hear about your condition!
Please, take heart in the Lord. He is always with you.
Here is a verse I turned to when I had disturbing thoughts and experiences as an adult in my mid 40s:

Psalm 91: 1-2 and 5-16 (I capped key words)

"Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High
will rest in the shadow of the Almighty.
I will say of the Lord, "He is my refuge and my
fortress, my God, in whom I trust."

"You will not fear the TERROR OF THE NIGHT,
nor the arrow that flies by day,
nor the plague that destroys at midday."

"A thousand may fall at your side,
ten thousand at your right hand,

"You will only OBSERVE with your eyes
and see the punishment of the wicked.

"IF you say, "The Lord is my refuge,"
and you make the Most High your dwelling,
no harm will overtake you,
no disaster will come near your tent."

"For he will command his angels concerning you
to guard you in all your ways;
they will lift you up in their hands,
so that you will not strike your foot against a

"You will tread on the lion and the cobra;
you will trample the great lion and the serpent."

"Because he loves me," says the Lord, "I will
rescue him;
I will protect him, for he acknowledges my name."

"He will call on me, and I will answer him;
I will be with him in trouble,
I will deliver him and honor him."

"With long life I will satisfy him
and show him my salvation."

God bless you!

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