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Nightmares and sleep deprivation

When I was a child, I've always had troubles falling asleep. Because my mind was fully awake, when very young, but then mostly because of stuff I was deadly afraid of. When I managed to, I had very vivid nightmares and used to wake up a lot during the night, having troubles falling asleep again.

Each time I got in bed, I started trying not to fall asleep, because bad things would have occured if I wasn't there awake and aware, in order to acknowledge anything that was happening in the house.

I now fall asleep more easily, but I remember having only one nice dream; each night I have at least one nightmare, usually up to many more.

The nightmares are generally about threats or issues I should escape safe from or disturbing stuff in general. They're very long and articulated, implying plots and including a lot of details.

When I wake up, if my attention isn't suddenly drawn to something else, the dreams usually follow me during the day and it takes a big part of it for them and their effects to vanish away.

If there's anyone interested in sharing some thoughts about this, I'd be happy to.

It can be very stressful and I haven't slept well in ages. I'd like to find a key to understand this or simply tips to try and see if they could help me.

Anyone who can relate?

#Nightmares #SleepDeprivation #Sleep #sleeppattern #sleepissue #Insomnia #Paranoia #threats #dreams #fallingasleep #thirst #Stress #overthinking #worstcasescenarios #Fear #sleepdisorder #OCD #Anxiety #Obsession #Death #obsessivethoughts

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I feel sad that my psychiatrist haven’t reply my email.

Yes I know this sounds weird, creepy, spoilt, entitled and whatever you call it. I’m judging myself and eye-rolling at myself too for feeling this. But I do feel sad. The sad feeling is real, at least to me. It has been slightly more than a week since I last saw my psychiatrist, and three days since I sent him the email. Yes, I think I am missing him. And I feel like such a weirdo for feeling this yucky attachment thingy. I feel so mad at myself. I don’t know what else to say about this... Sigh! 😞😞😞
#Anxiety #Depression #attachment #Delusion #Obsession #SocialAnxietyDisorder #SocialAnxiety #Awkward #SelfJudging


How to handle #Obsession over somebody? Question to #BPD community

So I recently became obsessed with one person. This is a person we have friendship+ with, so, I am not fall in love, but obsessed: I think about her constantly, I want to be in contact all the time, I try to provocate her for different reactions etc.
I am not see her as a possible romantic partner to me, she neither.
But sex is really good, und she seems to really understand my diagnose.
So I have impulses to break this contact, because I am scary to fall in love and have all this emotions more intense. And I am afraid not to handle all of this.

Fro now we decided to hold a bit of distance, we choose some topics about what we can write each other, and we made some rules about how will out friendship + Funktion.

I would like to ask people from the community, how are you manage this obsession with someone? How you distract yourself?what is your strategy?

All I know it's just break a contact, but I think this way I will never learn how to deal with this.

Please share your experience
#BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #Relationships #friendshiplus

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For the autistic nerds out there, what’s your nerdy jam? #Autism #AutisticAdults #Autistic #NerdCulture #Nerd

Face it, there are more of us autistic nerds than people want to admit. From comic books to computers to science fiction, what is it that revs up your autistic nerd engine? Share your answers with us! #StarWars #Computers #Hobby #Superheroes #obsess #Obsession #Obsessions


Is it normal? #

Everyday when I wake in the morning. I feel helpless. I think.. shit, I've to survive this whole day. I don't want to feel anything neither I want to do anything. I just want to sit and cry out loud, scream.
Then I open my Instagram and spend hours and hours over scrolling feed and watching and rewatching same stories. More I watch the more I feel anxieous. I install and delete these apps again and again and again. I feel irritated all the time. I hate being happy. I start to cry suddenly. I get obsessed with people, things and repeatedly do those things again and again. At the end of the day I feel helpless. Whole day I want to sit in the corner not talking to anyone just sitting alone. #question #Obsession #Depression #alone #Anxiety


Hypomania to Depressive #Bipolar2Disorder

Guys, I just went from a week of hypomania which was super productive to a depressive episode. Over the past two days I have slept for 40 of 48 hours. I have a ton of homework to do for college and I am worried I won't be able to get it all done by Monday. My OCD is constantly nagging at the back of my mind that I need to get my homework done that I need to get my grades up (Even though I have all As and one A-). Inside my head I am panicking but my body is just exhuasted. I did so much during my hypomania that my fibromyalgia is now kicking me hard. I have so much to do and while deep down I care, on the surface I really don't care and can't focus. Any thoughts, help, or advice? #ObsessiveCompulsiveDisorder #perfectionism #Obsession #BipolarDepression #Bipolar2Disorder #BipolarDisorder #Hypomania #DepressiveEpisodes #Fibromyalgia #FibroFog #sleepingproblem #SleepDeprivation #Sleeptoomuch



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