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I keep dreaming about murdered girlfriend?

I keep dreaming about murdered girlfriend?

You loved her: And it is understandable you would dream about her. If these dreams distress you, take advantage of opportunities to talk with good people -- pastors, professional counselors, or just good friends -- and come to terms and define a meaning for what has happened. This will help you honor her memory and your love while moving on. ...Read more

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Why do I keep having this dream abouit floating?

Why do I keep having this dream abouit floating?

No one ans: Dreams don't usually have a fixed meaning (as "dream books" suggest). Of importance are your recollections stimulated by the dream. For instance, one person might have had a wonderful experience recently, floating in tropical waters. Another might have nearly died, awakening floating after a boat accident. Sometimes there is a "metaphoric" meaning--e.g., "to float thru life". ...Read more

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I keep dreaming of family and friends being murdered?

I keep dreaming of family and friends being murdered?

Violent dreams: Dreams are difficult (or impossible) to interpret w/o context. Have you had a loss in your family? Have you been experiencing anxiety lately? How do the dreams make you feel? If they are troubling to you, or you've experiencing anxiety or depression, consider talking to a therapist. If they are not troubling, dreams aren't predictive of anything that will happen in real life & they'll pass. ...Read more

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Could use expert help with why I keep having bad dreams?

Could use expert help with why I keep having bad dreams?

Expert help: You could see such an expert personally about your bad dreams. Doctors (like us) who've never met you can only guess about them. Psychologists, psychiatrists, and other mental health professionals would be happy to explore this problem with you. That way you'd receive more appropriate suggestions too. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Why is it that I keep having dreams of being possessed?

Dreams are symbolic.: This doesn't mean that you are possessed. It would require exploring the dream in the context of your life to understand the meanings. ...Read more

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Why do I keep having dreams about people in my life dying?

Why do I keep having dreams about people in my life dying?

Many things: There is not enough space here to really go into it but these dreams seem to bely some anxiety about abandonment, lack of conviction of self reliance, lack of confidence etc. If you have a therapist I would talk to them about it, if you don't have one...Get one. ...Read more

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Could use expert help with why I keep on getting bad dreams?

Could use expert help with why I keep on getting bad dreams?

Then get eval: Reasons for "bad dreams" are extremely variable. Your idea of getting "expert help" is excellent. However, getting a reliable answer will require an in-person evaluation with a psychologist, psychiatrist, or other licensed mental health professional. Some bad dreams can come from medications, alcohol, or other substances; sleep disorders; traumatic experiences, etc. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Why do I keep dreaming every night? Don't think I used to before..

Why do I keep dreaming every night? Don't think I used to before..

Dreams: Dreaming is a normal physiologic occurrence, many people do not remember dreaming. Dreaming can occur in any stage of sleep, not just rem or rapid eye movement sleep. ...Read more

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Why do I keep getting random wet dreams in the middle of the night?

Why do I keep getting random wet dreams in the middle of the night?

Nocturnal Emissions: Because you are a male and this is what happens at your age. You are not causing this. If you are not masturbating or having other sexual activities that include ejaculation then nocturnal emissions will continue to occur. These are normal and not a sign of disease. ...Read more

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I keep having a dream about trying to save baby seals. What can this mean?

I keep having a dream about trying to save baby seals. What can this mean?

Dream interpretation: Dreams are rarely literal. Baby seals can stand for anything that has a unique meaning for you. A general meaning would be someone helpless or vulnerable. Your unique connections will be of more use. Logic is an obstacle. Let your mind wander. Who is "just a baby seal". ...Read more

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My bro killed himself 2 weeks ago. I keep searching 4 someone in my dreams. But not him. We were searching 4 him the day he died.

My bro killed himself 2 weeks ago. I keep searching 4 someone in my dreams. But not him. We were searching 4 him the day he died.

Subconscious mind: Is causing you to dream about this. If it is bothering you I would suggest talking with a counselor to help yo deal with and resolve this situation. ...Read more

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Something happened when I was young. Having upsetting bad dreams Keep feeling like its happening again without warning when I'm awake as well.?

Something happened when I was young. Having upsetting bad dreams Keep feeling like its happening again without warning when I'm awake as well.?

Dreams: Dreams have many meanings. Find a referral to a psychoanalyst to discuss your dreams with. Working with dreams and the unconscious is all about what we psychoanalysts do. ...Read more

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Why do I keep having troublesome dreams?

Why do I keep having troublesome dreams?

Interpretation: There are physical and psychological factors that can influence the nature of our dreams. Pain, nausea, and other physical symptoms of illness can cause troublesome dreams. One of the proposed mechanisms of dreams is unconscious conflict resolution. Discovering and understanding the meaning of such conflicts can lead to resolution of the related conflict and elimination of any troublesome dreams. ...Read more

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Can you tell me reasons why I keep having unpleasant dreams about cemeteries?

Can you tell me reasons why I keep having unpleasant dreams about cemeteries?

Not an exact science: Your dreams about cemeteries may reflect your pre-occupation with death. You may not be consciously aware of this pre-occupation. You may be able to alter the type of dreams you have by thinking, at bedtime, about the good things you did or have done. ...Read more

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I have a strong episodic memory. Nowadays I keep getting continuos dreams of a past event and the details keep getting more exact. Why is it so?

I have a strong episodic memory. Nowadays I keep getting continuos dreams of a past event and the details keep getting more exact. Why is it so?

Interest in dreams: One's interest in dreams and openness to their meaning tends to increase the memory of dream details. There's a relationship among motivation, creativity, and goal-seeking that plays out in dreams. You might enjoy writing down the details of the dream or keeping a dream journal. Some believe that dreams can assist in decision making, determination, and clarity of priorities. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you keep dreaming your having a baby?

What does it mean if you keep dreaming your having a baby?

? U want to have baby: Or are wishing for a grandchild, or have some guilt regarding having or not having had a baby. Or might not mean anthing at all. ...Read more

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I keep dreaming of dying in car accident. What does it mean?

I keep dreaming of dying in car accident. What does it mean?

Just dreaming: Probably not much, but if recurrent & distressing see a psychiatrist. FYI-you are much more likely to die in a car crash if you don't wear a seatbelt & don't have airbags. Modern autos are much more survivable in a crash than 15 yrs. Ago, if you use the safety features. ...Read more

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How can I keep my bad dreams from affecting my life? I can't tell what us real and what is a dream anymore.

How can I keep my bad dreams from affecting my life? I can't tell what us real and what is a dream anymore.

See the doctor: You are possibly describing hallucinations and that is not a good sign. Please seek medical evaluation to figure out what is going on. Ask your partner or whoever sleeps with you to be present, they may be seeing you do certain things in your sleep or awake ...Read more

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I dream that my gf gets hit with a car or something. I keep having nightmares about it. Why won't this stop?

I dream that my gf gets hit with a car or something. I keep having nightmares about it. Why won't this stop?

Nightmare disorder: Please see a psychiatrist who also specializes in sleep disorders if you can. It sounds like you have a nightmare disorder but you could haveptsd. Treatment is usually prazosin to stop the nightmares. If you have post traumatic stress disorder the psychiatrist will also recommends psychotherapy. Most people with pure nightmare disorder do not require psychotherapy. ...Read more

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I have moments were I just don't remember. I am working and I blank out. It feels like I am day dreaming. I keep working but don't remember how.

I have moments were I just don't remember. I am working and I blank out. It feels like I am day dreaming. I keep working but don't remember how.

Absence: If keep happening you might have to see neurolgist to rule out absence seizure any medical condition issue with blood sugar or low blood pressure have physical exam. ...Read more

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I keep having the same type of bad dream and it comes continuously. The dream is my boyfriend is cheating on me? Its uncomfortable and disturbing

I keep having the same type of bad dream and it comes continuously. The dream is my boyfriend is cheating on me? Its uncomfortable and disturbing

Discuss it: Alyssa,

Dreams are your subconscious mind talking to you. On some level, even if you aren't aware of it, you must be concerned about that possibility, or how it would affect your life. The best thing to do is discuss it. If you don't feel talking about it to your boyfriend, perhaps a therapist? Anything you tell them is confidential, and facing your fear may help you eliminate it. Hope this helps ...Read more

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I keep dreaming of someone slitting their wrist?

I keep dreaming of someone slitting their wrist?

Hmm: Does this though appeal to you or trouble you? There really isn't enough info here for me to be able to comment further. ...Read more

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What do dreams mean?

What do dreams mean?

Different meanig to: Those on the physiology side see dreams as only nonsense that the brain creates from fragments of images and memory. For centuries, however, people have looked at their dreams as both omens and insights into their own psyches. Many think dreams are full of symbolic messages that may not be clear to us on the surface. ...Read more

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What can cause strange dreams?

What can cause strange dreams?

Hmm: Strange dreams can sometimes be a side effect of medications. Strange dreams may occur as the mind attempts to resolve conflicts while asleep. Remember that the content of dreams often comes from our waking time prior to going to sleep and that the objects in dreams are often symbolic. ...Read more

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Could you tell me if dreams really have a meaning?

Dreams can be: Power houses of meaning. However, dreams are often symbolic representations and they often need to be interpreted in the context of the dreamer's life. ...Read more

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I see demons and have strange dreams. What is wrong?

This needs to: Be evaluated to tell you. Please see a psychiatrist as soon as possible. Take care. ...Read more

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Are dreams really the thoughts we have hidden with in us?

Dreams: Many are related to the day's residues, such as unfinished business, worries about someone or something, planning for what's ahead, or unresolved issues. ...Read more

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Why am I having so many dreams which I don't usually have??

Why am I having so many dreams which I don't usually have??

Dreams: Dreams are an indicator of not having deep sleep. It's hard to tell why you have some many dreams. More history is needed. Certain medications can produce dreams, stress, emotional disturbances can be potentially implicated. ...Read more

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What causes bad dreams?

What causes bad dreams?

Multiple possible: There are multiple possible causes for this -- from various medications which intensify dreaming, to primary sleep disorders, to traumatic experiences being relived during sleep. Some people with ptsd have so many nightmares it's hard for them to go to sleep. If yours are bothering you frequently, please see a psychologist or psychiatrist for evaluation and help. ...Read more

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What are wet dreams like?

What are wet dreams like?

It varies: Anybody can have a wet dream (nocturnal orgasm). They are more common in men. Unresolved sexual tension or stimulation makes it more likely for you to have a wet dream. More frequent intercourse or masturbation may help. The good news, is they are not harmful. No side effects. ...Read more

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Why am I having wet dreams?

Why am I having wet dreams?

Wet dreams: Wet dreams can be frequent in teen males if they have less ejaculations and a lot of sexual stimulations as they have a lot of stored seminal fluids, it is less common in married males with regular sexual relations. ...Read more

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What to do about wet dreams?

What to do about wet dreams?

Wet dreams: Caused by build up of semen which is continuously beiong produced in healthy men. You can either live with them, masturbate on a regular usually infrequent basis or find a partner with whom to have sex. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why am I dreaming so vividly?

Why am I dreaming so vividly?

Vivid dreams: Do you take any medications or supplements? Some like nicotine patches or Chantix for stopping smoking; wellbutrin; tetracycline; narcotic pain meds; anxiety meds; malaria prevention meds; and others may be associated with vivid dreams. Discuss your meds— rx, otc, & supplements with your doc to try to determine what is causing the condition. ...Read more

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What creates these bad dreams?

What creates these bad dreams?

Nightmares: When we dream, our unconscious is playing out our conflicts, fears, anxieties, and desires. Some feel that all the characters are parts of us, perhaps disowned aspects that make us uncomfortable in waking life. Dreams are also a relatively safe way to express strong emotion. Consulting with a psychiatrist or therapist may help you better understand yourself and the triggers for these nightmares. ...Read more

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What is my baby dreaming about?

What is my baby dreaming about?

Nobody knows!: Nobody knows what babies dream about. Not until children get old enough to talk about their dreams is there any way to know what children dream about. ...Read more

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How can I grow my dream height?

How can I grow my dream height?

Good nutrition: Your maximum height is genetically programmed into you body. Eating good quality foods to optimize your nutrition will help you reach that height. Unfortunately there's no healthy safe way to get your height to be more than what's in your genetic plan. Better to learn to be happy at whatever height you end up at. ...Read more

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