Nightmares are defined as an unpleasant dream that can cause a strong negative emotional response from the mind.
Did you know that they can occur on average once a month? They are not common in children under five, most common in teenagers and common in adults (although the frequency drops about one third from age 25 to 55). Lucky for me I am close to the end age!
What I do know is that ‘Fearfulness in waking life is correlated with the incidence of nightmares’. I wish this was not true as it would make my life easier. In the most darkest days of my fear, I discovered that nightmares are only half the story, crying in your sleep and waking with tears can also be a distressing reality.
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This is my response to Daily Prompt: Nightmares.
This is what others have dream’t in their sleep …