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Not sleep paralysis!

OK so I fall asleep for a quick nap and find myself quickly in a nightmare of a couple different types. And had forced myself to wake up or so I thought only to realize it was yet another nightmare inside a nightmare inside another and so on and so on. The last was I found myself in a burning trailer and knew I wasn't asleep but also knew my surroundings weren't reality and I tried to force myself to wake from this one but couldn't until my teenage daughter walked in then it seemed like I was immediately released. Like walking into a lit room from the dark. Any ideas as to why this happened? PS when I did finally wake to reality I could move and speak immediately...
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I get that sort of thing when I am really tired, and it seems to happen more often during naps, or in the morning when waking.  All I can say is, try to get more sleep so you aren't exhausted and you might have them less.  Also relax about it, and instead of trying to wake up try to go back to sleep.  When I do that I find it easier to wake up.  It's hard not to panic during it, but you are safe and it is okay.
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