Suppose, this is my variable

$var = "
dsaklfjsa
sadkfljsl;dfjsa skdf kls n ksdjfn smdf sd
lfsdhf d ,.scdn lkbn lkdsaf slkjdfhsd fnsildfu dfskdfnsndfjygsdf ";


when i try to insert $var into the dbase.. it looses the \n's.... any reason why? any way around it?