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Woke Up And Don't Remember A Thing - Is This Normal?

by Jasmina
(Colarodo)

A few days ago i was getting ready to order some Chinese food before my little brother, i didn't know what i wanted so i got up to put the money and menu on the kitchen counter and once i put it down everything just turned black then i woke up somewhere in the middle of the night to find myself in my bed with no pants on so i put some on and went back to sleep. Then i woke up again at 9 in the morning and went to the bathroom only to find the pants i was wearing folded neatly with my glasses on top.


So i asked my mom what happened because i didn't remember anything that happened after putting the money on the counter,she said that i wasn't answering the door for my Chinese food so the Chinese place called their phone, then they tried calling me but i wasn't answering so they came home early, and found me asleep on the floor with no pants on, half bitten cherries in the hall way and kitchen, the kitchen light on and bathroom sink running, so they woke me up and i was awake so they lead me to my bunk bed and i almost slipped, she said that i was awake before they left and talking but i don't remember anything after putting the money on the counter. Also she said it looked like i was wide awake the whole time.

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Aug 22, 2011
Shut down in the middle of the day
by: Hawkmoon

That's an amazing story, so you basically shut down in the middle of regular day? Did you have any sleep related troubles before that day, or sustained some injury or trauma? What did your brother do while you were asleep on the floor? Your neatly folded pants and glasses suggest you took them off by yourself, but you have no recollection about that? That would suggest a case of dreamwalking, but still something triggered your brain shut down. In any case i would try to repeat that same activity (this time with some adult around) to see if same thing can happen again.

Oct 28, 2014
Somehow same experience
by: Anonymous

I slept around 11 pm last night and my friends are still awake watching tv series. The next day, out of nowhere my friend told me that last night I turn off the electric fan because I was so cold but I can't even remember a thing that I did that. She said I was wide awake and ranting about cold. Oh, that wasn't me. What the hell is that?

Nov 13, 2014
I did the same thing, not sure if it's normal though either
by: David

I use the iPhone app sleep cycle and it's pretty accurate and I trust it but this morning it said I got up at 6 am and my mom wakes me up at 6:30 everyday for school and saw that I wasn't in bed asuming I was taking a shower. I don't remember getting up either and the top of my invisaline for my teeth was not there when I did wake up at 7:50 and my mom was furious at me because I have 4 alarms that go off, and they were all set off besides sleep cycle (I use spinme and the stock iPhone alarm to assure I get up) Obviously I got up and didn't rememer a thing and I think this happens a lot to me, I'm wondering if I should go see a doctor.

Jun 04, 2015
me 2
by: Anonymous

i sometimes do this myself but not during the day

Jun 21, 2015
whats going on?
by: Anonymous

So, this hasn't been going on for too long, but every morning, my dad is always telling me "Why did you have the lights on last night?" Obviously I'm a bit spooked because I didn't remember waking up or anything. He said that he came in my room around 3 am and told me to go back to sleep, but told me I didn't say anything, that I was just sitting up looking up at the wall. This has been going on for a few days, does anyone know what's happening?

Jun 21, 2015
whats going on?
by: Anonymous

So, this hasn't been going on for too long, but every morning, my dad is always telling me "Why did you have the lights on last night?" Obviously I'm a bit spooked because I didn't remember waking up or anything. He said that he came in my room around 3 am and told me to go back to sleep, but told me I didn't say anything, that I was just sitting up looking up at the wall. This has been going on for a few days, does anyone know what's happening?

Jul 21, 2015
the year 2000
by: Anonymous

before I tell you my story I should first say that this happen when i was 4-5 during the year 2000. since I was at a young age, my memories at that time may not be valid proof to some people, however the memories of that day NEVER faded only because this day was strange enough not to forget. I was 4 years old I woke up in my bunk bed but did not remember anything from the day before, as if it was erased from my memories. at that time i could recall everything of my past except the day before. I realized this the moment I woke up, I immediately got out off my bed scared at the fact that i don't know how I got there. seeing how my brother was asleep I went to my older sister asking what happen yesterday she said something to me but I could not fully understand her at the time but I new if I did, it still would not trigger any memories of yesterday. I went to my parents who were farthest away from my room and ask the same question, only to get an answer that did not satisfied me. The only answer I understand is the fact that my family was with me that day and that nothing strange happen according to them. "is there anyone else who had a similar experienced during the year 2000 and can recall the reaction you had? I know after reading this most may think I am crazy person but for some reason I am curious of the year 2000 and the connection it might have to my story.

Jul 23, 2015
Feeling lost and new to everything
by: Anonymous

I woke up today morning,had my all jobs done,made myself oats,packed my lunch,packed some oats for lunch,ate some and toom my bath. I remember i had shampooed my hair. But after that i only found myself in bed, with only my bathroab sleeping. I woke up suddenhly asked my frnds what happenes they said i came after bath and slipped in bed. I called my colleague in office he asked about yesterday's event and I sounded like "what happened yesterday", although I was the who only manaved the entire event. I couldnt remember that today was my presentation. Everything appeared new to me. I donot remember anything. Neitjer i am sleep deprived. I take a sleep of 8 hrs daily night. And since morning, i am dull and sleepy,feeling difficulty to recall things.

Aug 10, 2015
I don't remember waking up
by: Anonymous

Ok so, I woke up today really late and I was confused because I asked my mum to wake me up early so I went out my room and she asked how long id been awake and I said a few minutes so she called me something along the lines of lazy (I dont remember what she said) so I asked her why didn't you wake me up and she said she did. I told her she can't have because I have no memory of her waking me up yet she insists she did. Why do I have no memory of this? This isn't the first time.

Aug 10, 2015
I don't remember waking up
by: Anonymous

Ok so, I woke up today really late and I was confused because I asked my mum to wake me up early so I went out my room and she asked how long id been awake and I said a few minutes so she called me something along the lines of lazy (I dont remember what she said) so I asked her why didn't you wake me up and she said she did. I told her she can't have because I have no memory of her waking me up yet she insists she did. Why do I have no memory of this? This isn't the first time.

Aug 11, 2015
losing memory between sleep
by: Anonymous

Sometimes i sleep with my lamp turned on, but then i woke up with it turned off. I locked my room most of the time, so it is impossible that somebody else did it. Sometimes, i even wake up with the lamps turned on when i remember it was off. My mother used to wake me up, she said i woke up angry and say not so nice things. But i don't remember any of this. I do this a lot.. i said or do things i don't remember doing when i was woken up abruptly

Aug 11, 2015
Think I'm a bit crazy
by: Anonymous

Okay, so a few years ago, my mom would wake me up every morning. One morning she woke me up later than usual and said she was about to leave, why wasn't I up. I was confused and she said she woke me up earlier and I sat up and looked at her. Awake. I had no memory of that. It happened like twice. But I just brushed it off. I woke up this morning with the first thought of I didn't set my alarm. So I started to do that. Then I realized I didn't have any memories of the night before. Then I remembered I took a nap 12 hours before. Haha, right? The creepy thing is I remember falling asleep on top of the blanket but I was under it. No biggy. Haha. When I get home from school I ask my mom why she didn't wake me up. She said I got up and went into the kitchen and she asked me to fry my brother an egg. Then I rolled my eyes and left, not making it. Which makes no sense because no matter how tired I am, I would cook. I love it. And I have no idea what she was talking about because, now that I think about it, remember something about a fried egg. Just the word as if it was spoken in a dream. Nothing else. What the heck happened?

Aug 15, 2015
Retrograde Amnesia
by: PhoenixNation

The occurence of sleep appears to close the gate between short-term memory and long-term memory. All information in short-term memory storage at the onset of sleep apparently fades away. Accordingly, although one is unequivocally aware of the environment (perceiving) before falling asleep, these perceptions are usually lost from memory because they are not transferred into more permanent memory storage.

Aug 21, 2015
same thing just happened to me
by: Anonymous

I was up late last night working on some school work and when I finished I checked a few of my apps but I can't remember a thing after that. I just "woke up" a few minutes ago with my phone in my hands and it was on. I don't ever remember waking up so I sort of started freaking out because it was 5:43 am, worried that I didnt get any sleep on a school day, but I'm wide awake?

Aug 30, 2015
What just happened
by: Anonymous

Okay soo last night I woke up and I was studying for my first math test and after I was done studying I went onto some of my social media apps and then turned on my music and I fell asleep. Then this morning I woke up texting my friend having a normal teen convo but I do not remember a thing. I started freaking out. What is this which craft. I don't understand. Someone please explain to me what just happened?

Sep 06, 2015
Weird night.
by: Anonymous

So before I start I have to give you background info. I have a puppy that gets locked down at night when everyone goes to bed. I also don't really have a door in my room so I put a baby gate up at night for other irrelevant reasons. So last night I think I let my dog out while asleep and put him in my bed with me as I woke up this morning to get him out only to find out he was already in my bed. He couldn't have escaped the kennel we put him in and he wouldn't be able to get into my room anyway. Has anyone else had this happen?

Sep 07, 2015
I Don't Remember A Thing
by: Sophia3943

So i woke up today knowing it was Monday and i was very sleepy my my brother went back upstairs from where i believed he came from the kitchen. We watched 1 movie when my mom tells me my brother peed in the bed i was sitting on.I said why didn't anyone tell ,but my bro said that i new already,but i didn't recall someone tell me that.Then my mom tells me to go eat so i went down stairs and did and saw that it was cold so i thought that she made breakfast early because she had to go somewhere early in the morning.She then tells me that my cousin call me i call her back and she wanted to play with me so i went to my aunts house with my brother to play with her. My aunt offered use some food and my we started to talk when i told them that i woke up at 11:30 or 12 when my brother cuts in and said that i woke up at 7 or 8 am i said that i don't recall that.He said that i when downstairs and asked what is he downloading and he said ninja turtle and then i did 3 or 4 big breaths and then asked him that 5 times.When i didn't recall any of that,and that my mom told me to go eat like 6 time.It sounded funny when he said it,but when i thought of it i didn't remember a thing.My aunt then cuts in and told my other aunt that i talk in the middle of the night and clap she said that it is weird when i don't remember anything that happened. Can someone tell me what is wrong with me or what is happening?

Sep 28, 2015
Me Too
by: Anonymous

So today I was sick from school with a stomach
flu. I can't remember anything except walking up the stairs in my house to get to my room. After that though it all goes blank. When I woke up I was very disoriented and it was dark out so I had no idea what time or day it was. The lights were on down stairs so I went down stairs. The clock said it was 8:30 pm. I asked my mom what day it was she said Tuesday. I was in shock because I went to sleep on monday at 3:30ish.

If anybody can tell me what this is please comment.:)

Oct 24, 2015
Whole day
by: Anonymous

This happened to me I woke up this morning and did not remember anything since going to sleep 2 days ago but having trouble falling asleep last night does anyone know why this happens?

Oct 29, 2015
Happened when I was a kid
by: CharuCHS

I can still remember the days when I woke up in a place and can't remember anything. I have a field trip and I'm with my grandma. When I was with the teachers, it turned black and then I woke up inside the bus alone. I was 6 or 7 that time. It happened more than thrice...

There's also this time when I me and my classmates we're celebrating a birthday, then it turned black again. I woke up inside the classroom, still celebrating a birthday... But they said that it's my birthday! So many months have passed?! I completely wasted some of my time... I wish it happened when I'm 12 years old until I graduate so that I won't have to study and stuff. Hehe... But it stopped when I was about 8 or 9.

I was born on Sept. 2000 and still looking for answers... Is this normal or what?

Oct 30, 2015
They Say It's Retrograde Amnesia
by: Scarlet

This is my story...
When I was a kid, we have tons of problems and when I try to help, they shout at me or do horrible stuff. My dad is short tempered and when he's mad, he yells at the person he's talking to and say heartbreaking stuff. My grandmother will try to lock you in a room or harm you if you make her mad if a child is bothering her.

Since I'm just 3 or 4 years old, I tried keeping it to myself because I'm an only child when I was young, but I have a lil bro now so things changed. I kept it to myself because I know that if I try to tell something, they might ask why I wanted to get involved in this and might harm me or anything. I was just a small child during those times, I'm alone and helpless. When I started growing up, whenever I encounter stuff similar to the things that happened to me back then, I'm already in panic and don't know what to do. One day, I was with my classmates and then out of nowhere, I woke up in a place, and can't remember what happened. I thought its normal, but it started to come back more often.

It almost took over my entire body, not knowing what to do, I got bullied alot and I hear gossiping people near me whenever I walk by them. But I started to fit in and didn't mind what happened to me. Few years have passed, and it didn't came back. I was free, but I can't recall any of my childhood. There are pictures in my photo album that I can't recall. I just remembered that this thing happened so I searched google. People say it's Retrograde Amnesia, but there's still no official cure, but there are still some theories present and might help regain the things we don't recall.

Nov 04, 2015
Lost Time
by: Haven

The last thing I remember from last night is putting shampoo in my hair while showering, after that everything goes blank. I "woke up" around 2 am underneath a tree outside my dorm, my legs and feet covered in mud, wearing boxers and a t-shirt. I have no idea how I got there or what I did during the time I was out. I've dissociated before and I've also lost time, but never to that extent. I'm scared it will happen again.

Nov 19, 2015
I don't know
by: Anonymous

So ever since I was little, whenever I got creeped out I would sleep with a certain lamp on. Sometimes I wake up and it's still on, but most of the time when i wake up, it's off. I'm sure it's me turning it off at night, but I can't remember doing it. It's weird.

Nov 25, 2015
what's wrong with me😂
by: Anonymous

Sometimes I will also hear my alarm go off and think I've woken up but instead I've dreamed taking a shower and stuff like that and I end up sleeping in!... It's awful

Nov 26, 2015
Night memory loss
by: Anonymous

I've been ill and my mum said I had been sick several times during the day and at night but I don't remember being sick once at first I didn't believe her until my sister started moaning at me at dinner how hard it was to get to sleep with me being sick all night it's not the first time it's happened I've gone to the loo during the night and woke up not remembering and only know of it from being told my mums also woken me up from 'having a bad dream' which I also don't remember y don't I remember nights

Dec 31, 2015
Don't Remember Waking Up
by: Anonymous

So it's New Years Eve and I have no clue why I am stuck spending it on my own. My mom had to work today until about 7 and my step dad is sick in bed. My aunt was having a big party at her place and it was planned that my mom would wake me up this morning and drive me over before her shift at work started since she didn't want me to spend it stuck at home. Well, last night, I had trouble sleeping and watched a few movies to get me tired. Knowing I had to get up around 0600, I didn't end up falling asleep until 0230. I woke up at 1500 which I think is extremely weird since I normally can't sleep more than about 7 to 8 hours. I texted my mom and asked why she hadn't woke me up. She swore she did multiple times and that I even opened the door to my bedroom for her when she knocked. I kept going back to bed so she decided to just go to work. I have no memory of her waking me up or opening the door. Have no clue what's going on. Just hoping I don't have to spend my New Years stuck in the house.

Jan 09, 2016
cant remeber
by: Anonymous

So yesterday I was in the couch watching a novela . Next morning I found myself in my room . I got up went to the kitchen and my mom just started screaming at me for no reason I was like tf I asked her why she was screaming at Me . She told me that last night she woke me up and I was fully awake and she told me to take the trash out she said I told her to shut up that I wasn't her maid . I told her I don't remember saying that . I don't even remember she waking me up . Well now she assumes I'm crazy and that I'm having problems She also told me that I got up and went to the fridge and went back to sleep . I was like whatttt ?? Sleep walking ?! I don't bribe that is it . It's just crazy drives me nuts just thinking about . What happened this is insane ? I wouldn't do such thing like that

Jan 28, 2016
Kinda scary NEW
by: Crystal

So here is my story:

I'm 14 right now and last year I was 13. My dadd is a truck driver who drives around the country, and I went on the truck for the last 3 summers. So, we were this one state and i had taken a nap at like 1:30 pm. The next day my dadd said he woke me up and told me to move over so he can go to sleep. And by then is was 10:40 pm. So he said to me that when he woke me up, i was looking around like i was scared and didn't know where or who i was with and that i was hyperventilating. He said to me also he was yelling very loud because i wasn't listening to him. And while he was telling me all of this, i had no clue what he was talking about. Then he said to me that the same exact things were happening like 2 or 3 times a week for a month. Then when i got home back from the summer vacation, my momm was telling me the same things 2 or 3 times a week like on the truck. This is scary. What do i do???

Feb 29, 2016
Me Too... NEW
by: Nick

Just happened this morning(about 5:00) to me my dad said he woke me up when i dont remember anything from when he woke me up (about a 3 hour span because school was delayed which i still dont remember happening/hearing).
Apparently i had slept in till about 12 so school was out of the question and also i went to bed at 7:00 last night because it was a school night.This is not the first time it has happened either, one day i was in school and I remember reading a book I remember everything about the book but after that its just a black hole in my memory for about a week, this has happened about 15 times (that i remember).

Apr 03, 2016
Similar NEW
by: Anonymous

I was having a sleepover on Friday and we all stayed up till like 2 and then we went to bed but apparently at 4:30 I woke up with the girls and we started partying I don't remember all my contacts were changed in my phone and my passcode had also changed should I go to the doctors?!?!?

Apr 09, 2016
No memory NEW
by: Anonymous

This is my story I went to sleep and my step brother woke me up and asked me why the Xbox was on and the lights I remembered turning evary thing off




Apr 19, 2016
I woke up at my parent room without remembering anything. NEW
by: Anonymous

I was asleep In my room but then I woke up and I was at my parent room. I found my shirt and it was cover with some blood. My mom said that I turn on all the light and I fall asleep at my parent bed but I didn't remember doing that.

May 03, 2016
Time Travel? NEW
by: Anonymous

so when i was 4 i was being potty trained then everything went black the next second i'm sitting on the couch and its Christmas i was thinking: WAIT WHAT I WAS JUST BEING POTTY TRAINED?!? i told my mom and she really didn't pay attention so i think she thought i was crazy also here is another story about a year ago i was i was going to my grandmas house and i slept most of the ride and i was waking up alot until i realized i'm not remembering anything from the last time i woke up so i started to panic thinking i might of gotten memory loss well since then when i wake up i remember almost nothing from the previous day i hope it goes away D:

May 08, 2016
I don't remember why I did that NEW
by: Anonymous

This morning my dad woke me up to sign a card for my Mother since it's Mother's Day. I said "ok" and then he told me I asked him how to spell the word portrait. I don't remember even asking him that and even though he spelled it for me I wrote "potrrtait". I'm in highschool so I think I know how to spell by now, but I have no idea or memory of signing the card. Also the other day my dad woke me up for school at 6:30 and I asked him "can I have cereal". I went back to sleep after that and woke up at 7:25 and asked him why he didn't wake me up. He said I had asked for cereal then went back to sleep. I have no memory of this and I'm really confused...btw my name isn't portrait and it doesn't even have any of those letters in it so i don't know why I asked how to spell that.

May 11, 2016
I woke up and couldn't even think?? NEW
by: Anonymous

So this morning I woke up at 6:00 AM and I have completely forgotten everything. I had no idea what day it was, why I was awake, what my name was, how I ended up in my bed; nothing. I knew nothing and I couldn't think like I know it may sound dumb but I really couldn't think or remember anything, my mind was gone. I fell back asleep and I woke up at 6:33 AM and I still couldn't remember what day it was and why I'm awake, I was trying to remember what day it was and nothing came to me in mind so I fell back asleep till later on I woke up and I was perfectly fine. Is this normal?? I freaked out pretty bad not knowing anything. I couldn't even remember my own name.

May 25, 2016
took a shower while sleeping NEW
by: Anonymous

i still rememebr one day i woke up in the middle of the night and took a shower , the problem is that i didnt wake up only when i was about to finish , looked to my self and said : what im i doing in the shower , i was quite dull and hardly recognizing that , the next day mom asked me why did i took a shower in the middle of the night , and i hardly did rememebr that. this was about years ago.

Jun 04, 2016
Unbelievable NEW
by: Anonymous

Ok so I was sleep last night and I had a dream that I was looking at a black male with dreads he was banging sticks like drums with his eyes rolled to the back of his head he would look down then look up as if he was jamming on the drums then outta nowhere lightening would strike him repeatedly and it seem to not bother him at first then he would stop banging after that I woke up with this apron around my neck but it was on my floor and I was laying down the whole time

Jun 22, 2016
Similar? NEW
by: Anonymous

I went to sleep one night and woke up having to go to the bathroom while I was standing, EXTREMELY disoriented and sleepy. I didn't even know where I was, but I ran into a counter. After about 5 minutes of putting my hands on the wall, I found a light switch, and turned it on. It turned on the fan in the bathroom, by then I realized I was in the bathroom. So I turned the light on and used the restroom and then went back to bed. It was about 4:00 AM when I was in the bathroom standing. I had no memories of getting up. I just woke up standing disoriented in a bathroom. Convenient though, considering I really had to use the restroom.

Jun 24, 2016
This is the wierdest thing NEW
by: Anonymous

I have been awake for long periods of time due to work and have slept only 3 to 4 hours every day. It turns out that yesterday I was really tired and decided to sleep fully and without interruption. My neighbor was doing something at his home and they were making a lot of noise. My wife tells me that I woke up, opened the door and complained about it. She tells me I was rude and used a strong language. I can't recall a single thing about this, but seriously nothing at all. Morever, I am usually fairly respectful and IF I complain at all I do it politely. So I don't understand both things, why was I so mad that I forgot my manners and behaved like a chimpanzee? And how is it possible that I don't remember anything at all? I am waiting to see my neighbor today to apologize of course because, well, I feel terrible.

Jun 25, 2016
What has happened to my memories NEW
by: Anonymous

When I was 7 I woke up one day in a bedroom I didn't know was my mine I tried remembering what happened the day before but It was like a black hole and I forgot every single memory that happened before that day and I was freaking out I kept trying but it is like all the memories before that day didn't even exist what happened does anyone know what this is.

Jun 25, 2016
What has happened to my memories NEW
by: Anonymous

When I was 7 I woke up one day in a bedroom I didn't know was my mine I tried remembering what happened the day before but It was like a black hole and I forgot every single memory that happened before that day and I was freaking out I kept trying but it is like all the memories before that day didn't even exist what happened does anyone know what this is.

Jul 13, 2016
WTF is this NEW
by: Anonymous

i have to sleep with all my dogs and my room doesn't have an AC so i take them out to the living room for like 30 minutes but last night i was tired and fell asleep on the couch but when i wole up.like 30 minutes ago i was asleep in my room with only 1 if the dogs and my room door was locked and it normally never is and i always grab both dogs before going in my room. but i don't remember anything i just remember falling asleep in the living room and waking up in my room

Jul 13, 2016
WTF is this NEW
by: Anonymous

i have to sleep with all my dogs and my room doesn't have an AC so i take them out to the living room for like 30 minutes but last night i was tired and fell asleep on the couch but when i wole up.like 30 minutes ago i was asleep in my room with only 1 if the dogs and my room door was locked and it normally never is and i always grab both dogs before going in my room. but i don't remember anything i just remember falling asleep in the living room and waking up in my room

Jul 13, 2016
Am i crazy? NEW
by: Anonymous

I was sleeping with my sister i fell asleep and she was still on her phone she told me i put my hand on top of her so she tried moving it carefully i sat up looking like i was wide awake. This scared my sister so she sat up thinking i was awake she said "Hey" i answered "Hey" then she said "You scare me when you sleep". Then i violently hit my pillow in a sleeping position she told me i was speaking gibberish. I dont remember anything from that night. It scares me it makes me feel uncomfortable i feel like next time i could do something worse without knowing about it. Did i go crazy?

Jul 20, 2016
happeness gets crushed NEW
by: Anonymous

So what happened to me is differnt.I remember waking up twice. seeing my boyfriends brother coming in the door and then seeing my boyfriend on my phone by me in our bed and him going in and out to smoke.when I opened my eyes 2 hours before I had to go to work I saw my boyfriend glaring at me with the look of hate.I asked him what was wrong and he said if were going to talk about it go sit in the car so I did at like 3am to not wake his family up.so we go and he tells me that he was holding me and I reach out with my leg and foot to touch his brother on his inner thigh as he described to me right below his male part.he said i was smiling and his brother kinda smirked and said woe.I didnt remember doing that or when my boyfriend said he jerked me back and said he put his hand on my chin and gave me a serious look.I dont recall that either.im not attracted to his brother in anyway so I dont know why I would do that.my boyfriend is the love of my life.its hurts me to think that I did this and right after we were having a great day and he even showed me birthday gifts to see if I would like them and he even made q trust chart for us to come up with ways to build trust by doing things like going to the park.so yall see why im upset.we live in a small camper With his mom and brother before anyone bashes about why they were going in and out of our bedroom door its right next to our bed to go outside.anyway the thought of me hurting my boyfriend at all has me feeling suicidal.im not on drugs.if anyone knows what this could be or why it happened please let me know and I dont want it to happen again.if thers help let me know please.

Jul 20, 2016
Can't remember how I got there, or what happened NEW
by: Katana

I already posted here, but my case added up. When I was a kid, I had a traumatic experience (and I don't want to post it here) then after that, they kept on doing it over and over, until things started to happen.

I can't remember most of my childhood, and I can assure you that I could count the memories I have back then. I can remember them until now because those memories are literally the only ones I can remember before I wake up into another place. They say that my eye color change into Gray or more of a color of a Metal whenever I this happens. They say it's quite odd that whenever they talk to me, my eye color changes in a blink of an eye, but they just ignore it.

This kept on occuring for years, I dunno when it started, but I am sure it started happening when I was at kindergarten. Huh, being a kid, I thought it was normal, but then I realize that something is wrong when I was already at grade three on a bus. I remember that I was talking with someone then poof, complete blur then I wake up, everyone is outside. Then when everyone is inside, my grandma told me that I was out for half an hour.

There are some pictures in my photo album which I can't remember, and the color of my eye is literally gray or metal, and no it's not about the flash on a camera, because there's no flash on our cellphones before.


Jul 23, 2016
dreaming about forgetting my passcode number then i woke up and really lost it NEW
by: Andrew

so this morning i dreamed about losing my phone pass code number then i woke up and hold my phone and was typing my pass code and it was completely wrong i tried a few times but i didn't get it and still didn't

Aug 17, 2016
sleepwalk NEW
by: Anonymous

I don't know what is happening, in my life. other day I heard my next door talking to someone about me. saying I went in here house to say something, but she couldn't understand me because,my words it was not clear, so another day again someone else repeat the same,looking to me say,this lady again around my house, now I really wanted know what is going on is my behavior disturbing others it isn't good for everyone so I would like to now about this illness or sickness, and how can I resolve this things.that make me embarrass to come out from my house, and I am really suffering with situation. could you help me, please.

Sep 08, 2016
The one last dream!? NEW
by: Anonymous

One day I woke up and something clicked inside my brain. I could not remember the day before or any days before that really. I was maybe about 5 or 6 and I could not remember my childhood ( really my babyhood). It was really wierd because to this day (and I am now 11) I can still remember the last dream I had before I clicked and forgot everything. But something that is even wierder is the dream I had! I was in a giant building made of blocks and my job was to stay in my room and when the doorbell rang I was to go get the door. So this part is weird I looked at the screen I have to see who was outside and it was the despicable me crew. Even though the movie was not out yet. I went down to let them in and I opened the door and it was just a man with random kids and I closed the door and left. The. Going back up I got lost and this golden retriever came out of nowhere and helped me back to my room. Weirdest thing in the world!

Sep 24, 2016
I always do this... NEW
by: Maggie

So, I think I'm a heavy sleeper considering I pretty much sleep anywhere whether that be a movie theatre with my friends or a couch or my desk. So sometimes if I'm watching TV or studying, I fall asleep and then my mom or my brother tries to wake me up. Then in the morning, I don't recall waking up in the middle of the night. Also sometimes, they would say I was yelling or screaming at them when they tried to wake up. I always don't remember doing that either. This scenario has happened before (like once a week possibly) in which I yell when I'm woken up and then I don't remember in the morning. I'm not sure if this is confusion arousal but if someone thinks they might know what it is, please comment what you think it might be. I'm going to university next year and I don't want to still be having this problem.

Sep 24, 2016
I always do this... NEW
by: Maggie

So, I think I'm a heavy sleeper considering I pretty much sleep anywhere whether that be a movie theatre with my friends or a couch or my desk. So sometimes if I'm watching TV or studying, I fall asleep and then my mom or my brother tries to wake me up. Then in the morning, I don't recall waking up in the middle of the night. Also sometimes, they would say I was yelling or screaming at them when they tried to wake up. I always don't remember doing that either. This scenario has happened before (like once a week possibly) in which I yell when I'm woken up and then I don't remember in the morning. I'm not sure if this is confusion arousal but if someone thinks they might know what it is, please comment what you think it might be. I'm going to university next year and I don't want to still be having this problem.

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