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I Am So Worried I Can't Sleep

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    I Worry A Lot.....

    There is nothing worse then being alone at night and worried about something. At the moment, I lie awake worrying about my mentally ill sister, not having enough money, my job....and when I do go to sleep, I have horrible dreams. Of people who have caused me hurt or people I care...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 1 Response May 15, 2012

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    I'm So Worried!

    Hi my name is Kylie and I'm actually 12 years old (almost thirteen lol :P)So me and my boyfriend Seth, (I love him  ) are planning on kissing. We want to make out, but I have no idea on how to! He is coming over on Wendsday and I think he might try to. Can anyone tell me how I...
    cutekylie28 cutekylie28 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 20, 2011

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    Worried

    Worried,I am tonight,Can't sleep,Big day ahead,Court,The brawl last week,Down at the pub,Will I be right?What's next?My future,Were is it,Oh how I wish,I'm sorry,It ended that way,Please forgive me.Another off the top of my head - this has never been me. Hopefully never will be.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 29, 2012

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    My neighbors house is on fire.

    I'm so worried about them, I heard sirens and I thought they were on tv, but there real, and there are like 5 fire trucks, and 2 ambulances. I'm so scared, I don't know if there alright, I can hear there cows, and there dogs going crazy. I can't get over there to see if there ok...
    deleted deleted 26-30 12 Responses Apr 8

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    My Life Is Out of Balance

    So many unwanted changes happened and all those changes that I looked forward to didn't happen! I have no idea what future holds. Things could remain the same or get worse, I have no control over the event, and they have huge effect on my life!
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 18 Responses Jun 13, 2009

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    Big Mistake

    Yesterday me and my friend were caught with a little dope and we were arrested.there is a trial on tuesday thts 2 days away...i am so scared i cant sleep.I feel sick.I feel like im shrinking.its like for every heart beat my whole body shivers.Omg im really freaking out.So...
    stopworring stopworring 16-17, M 2 Responses Nov 1, 2009

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    I Hate You Worry

    I hate it I worry all of the time. Everyone says just stop worrying and everything will be okay. Its not that easy. I wish I could stop worrying, but there is always something new to worry about that I can't get off my mind. I especially hate losing sleep over it, because then I...
    Peep22 Peep22 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 14, 2011

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    Meds ...

    this time around, it wasnt that bad .. but the next time, its bound to be worse. medication? does it help? let me try it ... nothing different. you want me to what? stop worrying? i cant just stop at the drop of a hat. i know i have problems. why do you have to say it? i just...
    YouSaidForever YouSaidForever 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 15, 2012

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    account wont delete so im staying here.

    i am always worried about something today it is thursday for my pshe/re lesson. i have a needle monday and i hate needles but im more worried for a lesson 😢
    alysia28 alysia28 13-15, F Jan 9

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    This Will Help You.

    http://video.server.dhamma.org/video/intro/vintro.htm watch the videos on that page with an open mind. Peace.
    tyrian69 tyrian69 22-25, M Sep 12, 2012

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    Is There a Solution to This??

    I can never sleep.  I haven't gone to bed before 1 AM since, maybe, December??  I don't know.  It has been so long.  I have done nothing but worry, worry, worry.  Especially lately. I don't have my social security card.  My parents lost it when...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 15, 2009

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    It's weird how I always end up staying awake until the early hours of the money (1-4am) on the day that i have to do something important at about noon. Why is that? Like, I'll go...
    Shani203 Shani203 13-15 7 hrs ago

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    My mind is wondering tonight. So many things have gone on these last few months, it's impossible to sleep. Even wine isn't helping :(
    salstar04 salstar04 36-40, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Its been almost two days now since I last slept. My mind just keeps spinning up new thoughts and I can't shut it down. Its always been like this ever since I was a kid. I've tried...
    Easysteam Easysteam 31-35, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    2nd night and I still can't sleep :( Its so early in the morning ! Sleep where you at :'( #AGirlsLoudestCryIsHerSilence <3
    PreciousDiamond2 PreciousDiamond2 16-17, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    There is not a day I do not think about my ex nor dream about him. I moved on but when September hit this year 2015; suddenly I still get bothered when he keeps looking at me...
    XxCuTiE14xX XxCuTiE14xX 16-17, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    This is always at night time, so I stay up all night and end up sleeping during the day. Which in turn means I mess up my internal sleep clock, which means its a never ending cycle...
    RobG326 RobG326 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Boy don't I!!!!!!!!! This is a biggie. When you first men a man. He is willing to do anything. (Well almost all are) But as you get to know them better you begin to see it fading...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    It's 3:16 A.M and I just can't sleep.
    Heliolatry Heliolatry 16-17, T 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have school tomorrow. I'm having the hardest time sleeping. I hope I can sleep soon.
    Idreamtowaketofindthefate Idreamtowaketofindthefate 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I've been up for so long since the weekend has been very busy. So exhausted, and yet I can't fall asleep. I haven't been this depressed since college, and it's very frustrating to...
    Bobbiin Bobbiin 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I thought I had it all worked out. Everything seems to go great. Yet I can't sleep at night. I feel so bad. I've dealt with depression before and I thought that I had moved past it...
    canudos canudos 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Well, it's another sleepless night for me, I can't sleep... So, it's just me and a pack of DuMaurier cigarettes tonight. I'll just smoke 🚬 myself to death tonight in hopes...
    sunshineh13 sunshineh13 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm so freaking tired and my eyes sting. I yawn and put my head in the pillow and sleep just does not want to come. I rode about 55km today - maybe 30miles? I feel good but sore...
    SoberingBabySteps SoberingBabySteps 31-35, M 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    Sleep just feels so impossible, I try to sleep but I just end up staring at the ceiling all night :(
    ThePiggycorn ThePiggycorn 13-15, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I don't believe in medication. I believe in medicine and natural healing. My mind has racing thoughts. I always thought that it was possible to go anywhere. Now it just seems like...
    Noology19 Noology19 26-30 Aug 28

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    Here is what happens to me when I try to sleep. We'll get one thing out of the way, my mind just started associating night sleep with death once my mom died. Now with that out of...
    Shamandora Shamandora 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 26

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    I'm stressed about this latest job interview. They do a back check, which is fine, then conduct another interview with you regarding what they find. I have no criminal history...
    omgwut omgwut 41-45, M Aug 26

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    Everything just jumbles all together. All these stupid memories. Sometimes I wonder if I'll even be able to handle whatever else is in store for me. I feel like saying " you know...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 26

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    Another long night. I get to be up a bit late tomorrow, don't need to get up till about 6 which is nice. But can't sleep again. Husband's already in a deep coma from Nyquil and I'm...
    NerdModeActivate NerdModeActivate 31-35, F Aug 26

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    It's one of those bad nights. I can't go to sleep, I'm tired but not tired enough to fall asleep. Insomnia, mixed with horrific nightmares that happen if I fall asleep when I'm not...
    existJenna existJenna 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I stay up and feel sad crying around the Internet lol... I just wish I had someone to talk me down from my fears and crazy dreams sometimes. my dreams predict stuff in the future...
    cjsewall cjsewall 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    GOING CRAZY! Running out of ideas to help,too. Nothing. Good thing I don't need to be up the usual 4.30. I get to sleep in till about 8. I don't know what I'm going to do with...
    NerdModeActivate NerdModeActivate 31-35, F Aug 25

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    ugh my head hurts, my stomach hurts! I'd love to sleep but i have to get my kids ready for school in an hour and a half :( I'd love just one good night of sleep!
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 25

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    I hate how everyone I know can just flop down onto a bed and pass out within ten minutes. I flop onto a bed, and I'm completely exhausted, but I can't fall asleep. It literally...
    crystal234 crystal234 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I have people who would stay up with me but I feel like I'm burdening them all the time and I feel like I can't tell them about all my dumbass dreams
    Hayden23 Hayden23 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 22

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    I would like to stay UP with you when you can't sleep msjsta ~_~
    cashetty69 cashetty69 51-55, M Aug 21

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    Im too hungry to sleep but forgot i had watermelon in tue fridge!!! Ugh i coulda been asleep by now. Its almost 7 am!!!!
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Aug 21

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    I don't understand why I can't sleep at night. How can I make myself sleep?
    Becky555 Becky555 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Honestly, I think my body just hates me. Or something is broken with it because no matter how tired I am, if I go to bed before 3-4 am I can't sleep!! I physically can't. I mean, I...
    GoldenHeart69 GoldenHeart69 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    My friend is sleeping but she's snoring so weirdly and loudly. I just want her to go home so I can SLEEP!!!
    bxcka bxcka 16-17, F Aug 19

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    It's almost 3 AM and everything is just flowing in my mind. Too much is going on, I can't just deal with it
    ReemNoctis ReemNoctis 16-17, F 23 Responses Aug 19