I am having dreams about someone from my teen years. I was never in a relationship with him but in my dreams I always am. I wake up feeling guilty. How do I stop having these dreams? I always wake up remembering every detail and spend the day thinking about why I'm dreaming of him. Can we control our dreams?
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Thanks! I will have to think on that!
Does that work if you have P.T.S.D.?
Nightmares I have adjusted to and can handle. These though have been coming and going for 10 years! I need to give that a try I quess.
Might want to talk to your doctor about that. I can't really say it'd hurt to try, but I don't have information relating to what happened to trigger PTSD. It's not an overnight cure either, you're basically training your subconscious to react.
JBrumett - yes this works. I have done it for years and taught it to my children. And you get better at it as time goes on. At first you might do it when awake, but eventually you will be able to do it while asleep.
@duffsmom Yep, I can't verify it works for everyone, but I know it works for me. Once your subconscious knows what you want it pretty much adapts dreams to give you a bit more control while you sleep.