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I am constantly having really interesting dreams, but i almost never have nightmares. any way i can have one?

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Dr. Michelle King
Psychiatry 26 years experience
The literature: reports that people who have more nightmares might be prone to anxiety, depression and social inhibition. Nightmares are correlated with negative life events, and anxiety, in addition. Enjoy your interesting dreams and feel grateful that you rarely have 'bad' ones.

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A 32-year-old member asked:

I often have really interesting dreams, but i almost never have nightmares. Is there anything i can do to have them?

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Dr. Michael Blumenfield
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Why?: The obvious question is why do you want to have a nightmares? Such dreams are usually quite upsetting and may be related to unsolved conflicts or traumatic events that have happened. If the absence of such dreams really bothers you, perhaps you should talk to a therapist.

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