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I Am a Nocturnal Creature

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 202 People

    Nights To Sarah Maclachlan...

    Well now... What have we here but fellow nocturnals... Good to see... Sad that we're so far apart... I've been nocturnal seemingly most of my life... Since the advent of my teen years... Laying up in my bed at night, with nothing but my imagination taking me to other places...
    wolfennightlord wolfennightlord 36-40 2 Responses Jul 31, 2011

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    I Try Not To Be.

    i try not to be, but its just that i hate the sun and the night feels so refreshing and exhilarating! even on school days youll find me falling asleep at 2  or 3 in the morn. i normally dont work right on school days because of this. i get home and tumble down to bed. waking...
    oxisemuse oxisemuse 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 1, 2010

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    Storywhat?

    I don't know what I am supposed to include here. I am Lyrad Bakshi, which is Mr.Lyrad Bakshi to you. Or Sexy Wiggle Pudding, I don't care. I have been full time nocturnal for about 8 months. In the nocturnal hours, there is less crowd to contend with on the transit, and I am sure...
    LyradBakshi LyradBakshi 22-25 Nov 15, 2011

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    I Can See You In The Dark

     I always could. started from my dad, i do not sleep at night. he drank to kill it and now so do i. it makes no difference, it doesn't matter how tired i am. during the day i get tired and have to sleep and when it gets dark i wake up. its that simple. it really is that...
    seattlescraggle seattlescraggle 41-45 2 Responses Dec 12, 2010

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    Moon Child

    ive been nocturnal for twenty years,i tried fighting it in the beginning but always with no success,eventualy i realised this is just who i am and natural for me,i usualy go to sleep around 5 to 6am and wake around 5pm,its not something i would ever choose as it can get very...
    Purplestarsasha Purplestarsasha 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 24, 2010

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    At Home At Night

    It's nothing earth shattering. But I need the night time. It's like my time. My private time. To think and to be me. I like that it's only me at those times. There's little noise, little to distract. Nothing on TV worth watching. But now there's the internet and that can take me...
    frankiegee frankiegee 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 20, 2013

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    Sun Sensitive Lives.

    Hi, I am a wife and mother. I am also a nocturnal person. My daughter is sun sensitive, and my husband has sleep rhythm problems, and I have panic attacks around people I don't know. I came looking for a group like this because I feel very alone, even with my husband and daughter...
    AMissouriMommy AMissouriMommy 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 24, 2012

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    Naturally Nocturnal

    I have tried for YEARS to sleep during "normal" hours...never works... On an average night, I'll fall asleep around 11:00-midnight (litterally feels like I need a nap), then be wide awake and hungry around 2 or 3. I'll stay wide awake until about 7:30 am when it starts...
    ryost1 ryost1 22-25 10 Responses May 8, 2009

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    Night

    I love the night, and I always will. I love the dark and watching the stars, the nighttime animals. The world seems so much more peaceful at night, less busy, less rushed.
    VincentValentine VincentValentine 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 31, 2011

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    ImpishIncubus ImpishIncubus 70+, M Sep 11

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    I Love The Night.

    I don't know how else to put it really.. I mean I have tried every method possible to switch hours around to be "normal". The doctors I've went to say I have no sleep disorders. No matter what I do the night sky seems to call to me tell me I should be awake. I feel comfort at...
    Trisha1993 Trisha1993 18-21, F Oct 8, 2013

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    Sacred Nocturne

    A little after the younger years of my childhood, I became a Nocturne. I was never one to fight my urges or desires or instincts, and this is what it had brought me. The night gives me something that the day cannot; that primal feel that I will not deny that I love. I feed from...
    LachesisZeall LachesisZeall 26-30, F 1 Response May 19, 2013

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    It's Funny

    Some people PM me and ask "why are you up so late?". I say I am always up late! I am usually up until nearly dawn. I have always been a night owl. Even in the womb. I didn't start moving in there until 9pm. So my mom told me.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Feb 4, 2010

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    Nights To Sarah Maclachlan, Part 2

    For us nightbreed, Sarah MacLachlan is our nightsinger... So is Enya,... but I'll get to her later... First time I figured her music for nocturnal was in 1998, wghen I first acquired her CD, "Fumbling Towards Ecstasy". It was on a night trip from Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Jackson...
    wolfennightlord wolfennightlord 36-40 Jan 24, 2012

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    Nocturnal

    It helps if you read the following story in a Walken voice: Hello....my name is Nathan...and I am nocturnal which is to say that I come out during the night....but mainly because I stay up a lot.... during the night. *Whispers* I have always had a fascination with the night...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Jun 22, 2013

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    I am a night owl and hate the light/daylight.

    I'm more alive at night than in the day. I am not a morning person.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F Sep 11

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    I've Always Been A Night Person.

    Even when I was little. Mom had to lock me in at night so Everyone could sleep without me running around.
    GoldDragon GoldDragon 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 3, 2010

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    Plenty. Too much. Nocturnal now. Unless needed by pals during daylight.
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